Four-star Ohio athlete Jonah Morris commits to Indiana

Indiana picked up a big time commitment Sunday from the state of Ohio, as four-star athlete Jonah Morris gave a verbal commitment to the Hoosiers.

Indiana make a strong addition to its 2016 recruiting class Sunday as four-star Ohio athlete Jonah Morris committed to the Hoosiers.

The 6-foot-4, 205-pound athlete from Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, Ohio is the top-ranked Midwest athlete by Scout. He had offers Michigan State, Notre Dame and Wisconsin, among others. He was also a former Michigan State commit. 

Morris has a tremendous amount of position versatility and immediately developed a bond with some current Indiana players during his official visit over the weekend. He tweeted about the bond he developed with current IU receiver Simmie Cobbs this weekend.

In a statement posted on his personal Twitter account, Morris said he found a school that would help him earn a great degree and prepare him for the NFL.

"I have finally came across the school that's best for me, and I feel I have the best to achieve my ultimate goal of making it to the NFL a lot sooner, as well as receiving a great degree," he said. 

Morris also said he had a great bond with IU running backs coach Deland McCullough, offensive coordinator Kevin Johns and the rest of Indiana's coaching staff.

"I am confident they will get me where I need/want to be, and that they will never give up on me after a simple mistake or something. #GoHoosiers," Morris said. Top Stories