Receiver Rolesville (North Carolina) High Top247 Noah Rogers made public his allegiance to the state of Ohio on Wednesday. He gave Ryan Day, Brian Hartline and employees, his promise earlier in the summer after a visit to Columbus.

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Rodgers adds to the Ohio State class, which is ranked #2 nationally by 247Sports, joining an elite group of five-star receivers. Brandon Inniss as well as Carnell Tate along with a four-star Bryson Rogers.

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Listed by the 247Sports Composite as the No. 1 recruit in North Carolina, receiving No. 9 and No. 50 prospects overall, Rodgers chose the Buckeyes over Clemson, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Alabama, among others.

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“When I got there it was like getting married or something, now that’s the right thing to do,” Rodgers told 247Sports. “It felt right after the first day when my mom and I got in the car and I said this is where I want to be.”

Rogers, who is 6ft 2in and weighs 180lbs, and his family have revealed more about it and made it official.

“It reminds me of when I was in Rollsville,” Rogers said. “Nothing but the best receivers. We also refer to our receivers as Zone 6.

“Coach Heartline is so soft and his coaching style suits the best. The way he develops the guys and has fun. Coach’s Day: I love that he’s not just an OP, he contributes to the offense. Nothing to say about Coach’s Day. He’s a great guy overall. He does what he does. I also love Coach Wilson. He’s great on offense.

“Coach Day, back to him, he seems to be the coach I want to be around. Even and calm, never panics.

As a junior, Rodgers turned 70 receptions into 1,432 yards and 22 touchdowns.

247Sport score from Brian Don below.

“Tested size with tested speed less than 4.5 and longer length. He also competes in athletics. An effective wide-play receiver averaged 20.5 yards and threw for 22 touchdowns on 70 catches. Smooth route runner. It breaks down well and goes on routes. Coming out of breaks and accelerating to break away. Adapts well to off-target shots and demonstrates excellent ball handling skills. His confident and willing to play in traffic jams. Demonstrates body control and makes acrobatics easy. Knows how to use size to cover a defensive back. He scores well and beats 50-50 goals. Demonstrates the ability to break through the defense and play big after the catch. Demonstrates some elusiveness after the catch, but at best manifests itself when grabbing the catch and climbing into the field. Constantly behind the defense despite very little press coverage. Able to sit in holes against the zone. Voluntary blocker. It has strength throughout the body, but it needs to continue to develop strength. Fine-tuning your run along the route and a little sharper breaks will help. High-level receiver in college Top 10 program. NFL Early Round Draft Potential.”