The top kicker in the country ended his recruitment with a pledge to Ohio State.

Cincinnati (Ohio) La Salle kicker Jake Seibert had three schools standing out the last time First Star Football Report in late May. With hopes of ending his recruitment before June ended, Seibert didn’t have to wait too long by giving Ohio State head coach Ryan Day his verbal pledge.

Seibert is ranked a Five-Star prospect by Game Winner Kicking and First Star Football Report was done to UCLA, Michigan State and the Buckeyes before pulling the trigger for the home state school.

The Buckeyes have enjoyed success from the Cincinnati school out of the Greater Catholic League with current kicker Drue Chrisman and in the past wide receiver DeVier Posey.


Dave Berk

Team publisher and recruiting analyst for from 2002-2017. Founded Dave Berk Consulting (, a football recruiting consulting company focused on helping families through the recruiting process in 2016. Founded First Star Football Report in fall of 2018. Has appeared on national, regional and local television and radio including NFL Network, FOX Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, 700 WLW, 980 WONE, WCPO CH9 and more. Provided recruiting analysis for FOX Sports Ohio weekly high school game of the week in Southwest Ohio area and was an analyst for the Time Warner Sports (Spectrum Sports) Ohio National Signing Day show.


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