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Ohio State commits react to Jordan Hancock's recent tweet

On Thursday afternoon, three-star prospect Devonta Smith announced that he would be reopening his recruitment and decommitting from The Ohio State University. Smith, who straps up the pads for La Salle High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, had previously been committed to the school since March 16.

That decision was revealed by Smith on Twitter at 1:36 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. At 2:38 p.m. EST, Clemson commit Jordan Hancock sent out an interesting tweet to his 4,000-plus followers.

Now, this could have been very coincidental timing on the Rivals250 cornerback's part. Based on the reaction of several Buckeye commits, however, there may be more to this tweet than meets the eye.

Along with a boatload of Ohio State fans flooding Hancock's replies, Buckeyes pledge TreVeyon Henderson made sure to drop his thoughts below as well.

Henderson wasn't the only Rivals100 recruit to react publicly to the Hancock's tweet on Thursday. Ben Christman, who will be blocking for Henderson at the next level, also chimed in on the conversation.

Besides drawing attention from a couple of future players on offense for the Buckeyes, the eyes emoji tweet by Hancock was also seen by a pair of defensive backs.

One of those DBs is Jakailin Johnson, who checks in as the second-ranked cornerback on Rivals.

The other future member of the team's secondary who sent out a pro-Buckeye tweet on Thursday was Jantzen Dunn. Although he didn't interact with Hancock's tweet directly, Dunn posted the acronym of "Best In America," which is Ohio State's moniker for the claim that their defensive back corps is number one in the country.

Four-star defensive tackle Michael Hall, a member of the Buckeyes' 2021 class since early February, went a different route with a steak emoji.

Cincinnati-based linebacker Jaylen Johnson, on the other hand, had a different reaction to what Hancock posted this week.

Hancock's tweet was also liked by several Ohio State pledges, including Donovan Jackson, Evan Pryor and Kyle McCord.

This could certainly just be a good troll by Hancock, but we do know that Ohio State is pushing for the rare Clemson commit flip. A lot remains to be seen here, specifically whether or not Hancock will officially visit tOSU, though some future Buckeyes appear to be confident in the staff's pursuit of him.

Stay tuned to BuckeyeGrove.