Andre Gonzales after winning a California state championships at 106 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com)
Ohio State secured the verbal commitment of a nationally elite lightweight wrestler in the Class of 2021 on Tuesday evening. Ranked No. 60 overall, Andre Gonzales (Poway, Calif.) is the second top-100 commit for the Buckeyes among rising seniors.
Competing at 106 pounds as a junior, Gonzales won a state title and ended the year ranked No. 1 nationally in the weight class. In the summer of 2019, he was a Fargo champion (Junior) in both freestyle and Greco-Roman. He projects as a 125-pound wrestler in college.