Austin Grandstaff

The Ohio State Class of 2015 got a nice boost with the commitment of 6’5″ shooting guard Austin Grandstaff of Rockwall, TX. Yes, the emphasis on shooting guard is mine. Young Mr. Grandstaff committed to Ohio State today, over an impressive array of suitors.

Among other universities that had made offers to Austin were; Arizona, Florida, Georgetown, Maryland, UMass and Texas. He had previously been a verbal to the Oklahoma State Cowboys before reopening his recruiting.

He’s a bit lean at 185 pounds but I’m sure another year or so and he’ll beef up a bit. He’s ranked as a 4-star shooting guard, but as the video below indicates, Austin does more that just “shoot”. He appears to have some good ball handling skills, is aggressive in driving to the basket and seems to have a nice array of floaters, jumpers and other shots to get the ball into the hoop.

After the jump, you can see why Thad might be excited to see him in the Scarlet and Gray:

Welcome to the Buckeye Family, Mr. Grandstaff!