And so it begins.
Five-star J.T. Tuimoloau's flight from Washington touched down in Columbus on Thursday evening, and he was greeted by at the airport around 5:45 p.m. by more than a dozen Ohio State coaches and staff members.
Head coach Ryan Day and defensive line coach and lead recruiter Larry Johnson were among those at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Linebackers coach Al Washington, safeties coach Matt Barnes, special teams coordinator Parker Fleming and defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs were in attendance as well as several others who work for the football program.