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Ohio State football gets a crystal ball pick for Florida 2025 edge rusher

Ohio State football is already in the mix for some 2025 elite defensive ends, and has a commit from Zahir Mathis.

Another big-time prospect could join him: Florida’s London Merritt. The 6-foot, 3-inch and 235-pound edge rusher was given a crystal ball to the Buckeyes by 247Sports director of football recruiting Steve Wiltfong.

It is the first projection for Merritt, who is 9th among edge rushers and 73rd overall on the 247Sports composite. He has just two official visits scheduled, one to Columbus during the weekend of June 14th and the other to North Carolina the weekend prior.

Merritt holds multiple impressive offers, including Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Texas.

Ohio State most likely will sign three to four defensive ends in the 2025 cycle, so getting Merritt to pair with Mathis would be a great start.

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