Julian Fleming is the most highly recruited WR and one of the most sought after ballers in the country. He joins a loaded WR core at thee OSU, but will look to compete for burn come fall 2020.
Already a polished athlete, the Pennsylvania product scored an alarming 22 TD's his junior year on 78 catches with 1524 yards. He has a mean fade route, shown on the first play of his tape. He's also a thrill to watch with the ball in his hands. He can run route across the entire field and might be most dangerous when he's working in between the hashes.
With a big body and excellent vision, he is well equipped to make linebackers and safeties miss, and absorb their hits when he gets swarmed. Corner routes look like a favorite of Fleming's, and he's shown relaxed confidence in his over the shoulder catches.
40 - 4.4
Shuttle - 4.16
Vert - 39"
With both size and speed, Fleming projects as both a slot and an outside receiver. Additionally, his size could see him being useful as an H-back in Ryan Day's Spread.
Ohio State's Class of 2020 now flexes two 5-stars with Paris Johnson Jr, and a handful of 4-stars including QB (pro) Jack Miller from Arizona and Luke Wypler from New Jersey. Only a handful of other schools have multiple 5-stars committed, with Clemson leading the way with 5.
Julian will be competing against some gifted defensive backs at OSU. Check out one of them in his future teammate and fellow class of 2020 recruits Clark Phillips lll, Lathan Ransom, along with offensive linemen Luke Wypler and Paris Johnson Jr..