Cincinnati Walnut Hills senior defensive end Jason Stargel Jr. orally committed to play football on scholarship at the University of Akron this past weekend, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.


Stargel, an Enquirer Division I all-area selection, was second-team all-district. Stargel, who is 6-foot-4 and 220 pounds, had 39 tackles, 64 assists, 12 1/2 sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in the regular season.


Walnut Hills made the Division I playoffs this past season and lost to Colerain in the first round.