- May 28, 2020
Tyreke Johnson, a redshirt junior cornerback at Ohio State, has officially entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal.
Johnson played in 11 career games for the Buckeyes, recording eight total tackles. He recorded a career-high four total tackles in reserve duty against Rutgers in 2020.
He came to Ohio State as a much-hyped five-star prospect in the class of 2018, ranked as the No. 21 overall player in the class in the 247 Composite. However, Johnson never managed to win a spot in the cornerback rotation in three seasons, and was seemingly not in line for a starting job in 2021, either.
Johnson announced his decision Wednesday afternoon on Twitter.
Officially in the portal.— tyreke johnson (@Im_showtime_) May 12, 2021
Johnson came to Ohio State from Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Fla., the same program that produced former Buckeye CB Shaun Wade and current...