The Gophers landed a commitment Thursday night from Jornell Manns, a wide receiver from Mansfield, Ohio, who also had reported offers from Wisconsin, Penn State, West Virginia and Kentucky.

The 5-11, 185-pound Manns made unofficial visits to Ohio State and Wisconsin before visiting Minnesota. THe Gophers now have nine commitments for the Class of 2018 and moved up to No. 12 nationally in the 247Sports composite rankings.

Manns announced his decision on Twitter: