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Former LSU Cornerback Eli Ricks, the Nation’s Top-Ranked Transfer, Considering Ohio State

Ohio State is in the running for the nation's top transfer player.

Former LSU cornerback Eli Ricks, a five-star prospect who was heavily recruited by the Buckeyes out of high school, could be heading to Columbus after all, listing Ohio State on his short list of schools he's interested in attending.

Ricks told 247Sports that he's considering four schools – Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and USC – and he's already been in contact with the Buckeyes. He is currently rated as the No. 1 transfer player in the country.

“Ohio State was my No.