Ohio State’s 2017 recruiting class got even better Thursday when the Buckeyes received a commitment from No. 2-ranked outside linebacker Baron Browning of Kennedale, Texas.

Browning, rated as 247Sports’ No. 9 overall player in the Class of 2017, made his announcement via Twitter.

With the 6-3, 230-pound Browning’s commitment, Ohio State now boasts six five-star players in its 2017 class. Those players include the No. 3-rated tackle, Josh Meyers; No. 1 guard Wyatt Davis; No. 4 receiver Trevon Grimes; No. 4 cornerback Shaun Wade; and No. 3 weakside defensive end Chase Young. All players rank among 247Sports’ top 30 players.

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