A key piece of the Dana Holgorsen’s recruiting class was lost on Tuesday. WVU 3-star commit defensive end Alex Williams has flipped and is headed to Ohio State.
The flip happened one day before the start of the early signing period. It was confirmed on Tuesday by Pickerington Schools that Williams will be signing with the Buckeyes on Wednesday.
Several high school students will sign their National Letter of Intent tomorrow to continue their academic & athletic careers at the college level. Signing will begin at Central at 3:15 p.m. & 3 p.m. at North. Congrats to these students & thank you for making Pickerington proud! pic.twitter.com/sn7UCzbnRs
— Pickerington Schools (@PLSD) December 19, 2017
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Williams committed to the Mountaineers in May. His official visit just happened during the weekend of December 8.
Williams is listed as the 26th best overall player in the state of Ohio, according to 247Sports. He is 6’7″ and 250 pounds.
After the flip the Mountaineers drop to the 28th ranked class in the country and 6th ranked class in the Big 12 according to 247Sports.
Stay tuned as it could be a wild National Signing Day.