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Cincinnati Princeton High linebacker Jaheim Thomas announced Saturday he plans to attend Cincinnati in 2020, remaining in his hometown.

The 6-foot-2½, 215-pound prospect chose the Bearcats over numerous schools, including Michigan State, LSU, Alabama and Bowling Green.

The four-star prospect ranked by the 247Sports Composite. He's ranked as the fifth best player in Ohio and the 22nd best at his position.