Champs Offer Buckeye Commit

Cleveland Glenville offensive tackle Marcelys Jones committed to Ohio State on Christmas morning, but that hasn't stopped offers from continuing to roll in. Wednesday morning Jones learned Alabama was issuing an offer.

Marcelys Jones was the first commit in Ohio State's 2014 recruiting class, issuing his pledge to head coach Urban Meyer on Christmas morning.

The Cleveland Glenville offensive tackle has continued to add offers, and the 6-foot-4, 325-pound, lineman received a big one Wednesday.

"This is a big offer for me and I was surprised to get it, to be honest," Jones stated. "My principal came and got me out of class this morning and told me Alabama was on the phone. I spoke to one of their assistant coaches for a while and he said they were offering me a scholarship, along with (teammates) Marshon Lattimore and Erick Smith."

"I'm supposed to speak to Nick Saban later today," he added. "They said they liked my film and said I would fit in with the players they recruit. They said I could help them a lot if I would go down there to play. I told them I'm still committed to Ohio State, but they said they didn't really care about that at all. They said they go after who they want and don't pay attention to who's committed. This offer doesn't really change things for me at all, and I'm still committed to Ohio State."

Jones also holds offers from UCLA, Florida State, Michigan State, Louisville, and others.

FOXSportsNEXT will be speaking with Erick Smith and Marshon Lattimore later today to get their reactions to also being offered by Alabama.

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