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“Miniature Mahomes” Prospect Tayven Jackson Picking Up Ohio State Interest, Gi’Bran Payne Learning Tony Alford’s Coaching Style, 2022 Composite Rankings Released

The Hurry-Up is your nightly dose of updates from the Ohio State football recruiting trail, keeping tabs on the latest from commits and targets from around the country.

“Miniature Mahomes”

Tayven Jackson’s teammates at Center Grove (Ind.) High School, or at least one of them, have a nickname for their young standout quarterback – one who is starting to get recruited by Ohio State and who is slated to get on the phone with Kevin Wilson sometime this week or next to open up communication lines for the first time.

“He’s like a miniature Mahomes,” said Center Grove defensive lineman Caden Curry, telling Eleven Warriors that Jackson reminds him of the Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback.