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St. Vincent-St. Mary High School rising senior linebacker Dante Booker Jr. has orally committed to attend Ohio State in fall 2014 on a football scholarship, according to the Fighting Irish football team's official Twitter account.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound gridiron standout tallied 72 total tackles during the 2012 regular season before helping SVSM to a memorable Division III playoff run that culminated in the team winning the program's fifth state championship.

Be sure to watch Channel 3 News tonight at 6 p.m. to see highlights of Booker from the 2012 football season.

Photos: Dante Booker verbally commits to OSU

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