The end of June brought a new addition to the Ohio State 2023 class in cornerback Calvin Simpson-Hunt. Simpson-Hunt, 6'0" 175 lbs., attends Waxahachie Texas High School. He flipped from Texas Tech to Ohio State after taking official visits to both in mid-June.
Who Recruited Simpson-Hunt
Tim Walton & Perry Eliano recruited Simpson-Hunt for Ohio State, Holmon Wiggins & Travaris Robinson for Alabama, Joey McGuire for Texas Tech, Bryan Applewhite for Nebraska, Mike Mickens for Notre Dame, Jay Valai for Oklahoma, and Alex Grinch for USC. Walton and Eliano were able to pull Simpson-Hunt out of his home stay by showing him everything that the Buckeyes had to offer.
Offers and Favorites
Simpson-Hunt had 26 Offers including Ohio State, USC, TCU, Alabama, and Texas Tech. He decommitted from Texas Tech on 6-30-2022, the same day he committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Simpson-Hunt took an official visit on June 17th Ohio State and Texas Tech on June 24th. He wanted to flip to OSU when his visit ended in Columbus but was asked to wait until after the Texas Tech visit by their coaching staff.
Simpson-Hunt is a 4 Star corner back for the class of 2023. Considered the 18th best Cornerback in the nation. Has a lot of raw athletic ability that many schools were interested in having on their roster.
Simpson-Hunt Crystal Ball Predictions
Steve Wiltfong felt it would be Ohio State on 6-28-2022, Bill Kurelic went with Ohio State on 6-30-2022, while Cole Patterson, Kyle Kelly, Nick Harris, and Ben Golan all felt it was Ohio State on 6-30-2022 too.
Simpson-Hunt has been added to the Polynesian Bowl Roster.
Ran high school track with a 6' High Jump, 10.67 100 Meters, and 21.77 200 Meters. Simpson-Hunt could be the best press coverage corner in the class according to some. He doesn't allow catches at the high school level. The Buckeyes like his size and they are consistently adding 6 foot plus corners to their classes.
Ohio State Flips Calvin Simpson Hunt (4* CB)