Ohio State landed a key piece for its future Sunday when Florida State sophomore transfer guard CJ Walker committed to the program following an official visit. You can read about his decision in this Dispatch exclusive interview.
Here's how the news went over on Twitter.
First, current players C.J. Jackson, Micah Potter and Joey Lane welcomed him.
Welcome to the family!! https://t.co/VRFiSG5kiG— Micah Potter (@BigJam_23) April 8, 2018
Welcome aboard my brotha!!#BuckeyeNation, give the man a follow!! https://t.co/aDhSjLm72b— Joey Lane (@JoeySmoke11) April 8, 2018
Two CJ’s and One family lol. Welcome Brodie https://t.co/JUBANu2rPQ— Cj (@C_Jack13) April 8, 2018
Ohio State assistant coach Terry Johnson, a key reason why Walker picked the Buckeyes, also shared his excitement.
Let’s Go Bucks! #BOOM pic.twitter.com/ncOCIepqaA— Terry Johnson (@CoachTLJohnson) April 8, 2018
A few former Buckeyes weighed in on the news.
Yessir!!!! Welcome to the fam!!! Let's get it!!! https://t.co/ZWa2kLJrzx— James JJ Sullinger (@JJSullinger) April 8, 2018
Welcome to Buckeye Nation RT @Cj_Walker1: My family and I have came to a great decision! With that being said I would like to say I have committed to The Ohio State University! pic.twitter.com/SQTZl1X97x— Ron Lewis (@LEW_100) April 8, 2018
https://t.co/TcNNRx14V1— Trevor Thompson (@TrevBallinTrey2) April 8, 2018
And here's what a pair of analysts had to say:
Ohio State still with pressing need for next year at point guard spot but CJ Walker is a nice long term one for Buckeyes https://t.co/sUvKoiXua7— Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) April 8, 2018
This is a really, really nice get for Holtmann and OSU https://t.co/4TsmroPbyu— BarstoolReags (@BarstoolReags) April 8, 2018