And then there were five.
Jay Tufele, a highly recruited defensive tackle from Bingham, Utah, narrowed his list to five schools on Monday, and Ohio State and Michigan both made the cut. He is also considering Utah, USC and BYU.
Top 5 all glory to the man above…?? pic.twitter.com/pOZIPkFK2w
— Jay Tufele (@tufele123) December 27, 2016
The 6-foot-3, 297-pound senior at South Jordan (Utah) High School is rated 4 stars and is the No. 56 overall prospect in the 2017 class, according to the 247Sports.com composite rankings. He is the No. 4-ranked defensive tackle and the top recruit in the state of Utah.
Tufele is slated to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 7.