Ohio State added a new name to its future today when four-star power forward Jaedon LeDee verbally committed to join the class of 2018. His pledge gives the Buckeyes a top-60 recruit for a class that will grow as high as four members as the roster currently stands.
His decision produced plenty of response on Twitter. First, here's his tweet announcing the decision:
#BuckeyeNation pic.twitter.com/Wk8MjIJoSL— Jaedon LeDee (@jae_ledee) September 19, 2017
ESPN national director of recruiting and player rankings Paul Biancardi offered this:
Christ Holtman and Ohio State land a major commitment in ESPN 100 Jaedon LeDee. A versatile power forward with a... https://t.co/K7vHO8fT6q— Paul Biancardi (@PaulBiancardi) September 19, 2017
Ohio State alumnus Evan Turner offered his congratulations, with a slight caveat:
@jae_ledee congrats bro! Can't wait for you to rock out at the Schott!! #21 is off limits btw #gobucks #BuckeyeNation— Evan Turner (@thekidet) September 19, 2017
So, too, did former Buckeyes center Evan Ravenel:
@jae_ledee Welcome to the Family! Can't wait to see you rocking that Scarlet & Grey! #BuckeyeNation— E Ravenel (@e_rav24) September 19, 2017
Shortly after LeDee's announcement, he was trending in Columbus.
Jaedon LeDee, @jae_ledee is now trending in #Columbushttps://t.co/2SJdfm2z2N pic.twitter.com/as1BSW8GIy— Trendsmap Columbus (@TrendsColumbus) September 19, 2017
The Ohio State coaches can't comment on LeDee until he signs a national letter-of-intent, but assistant Terry Johnson let it be known that the news didn't escape him.
Let's go Bucks! #BOOM pic.twitter.com/sVuTa9EpBs— Terry Johnson (@CoachTLJohnson) September 19, 2017
Same for assistant coach Ryan Pedon...
WHAAAAABOOM.........O-H!!— Ryan Pedon (@ryanpedon) September 19, 2017
And assistant coach Mike Schrage...
Bucks Got Better #FamilyOn3 pic.twitter.com/9Og9xnRwVk— Mike Schrage (@CoachSchrage) September 19, 2017
Sophomore center Micah Potter welcomed him to Ohio State.
Welcome to the family bro!!