One of the stranger commitment videos of recent or distant memory resulted in the ending Ohio State so coveted. The Buckeyes received a pledge from 5-star tight end Jeremy Ruckert, the high school senior-to-be announced on Monday.

Ruckert used a go-kart race featuring certain drivers representing his other finalists. Mid-race chicanery reminiscent of a hot dog derby race at a baseball game ensued, with the drivers of the cars representing Notre Dame, Michigan and Wisconsin running into unfortunate accidents along the way. Elaborate setup and its potentially lengthy execution aside, the Buckeyes will land a player 247Sports.com ranks as the No. 1 tight end in the 2018 class.