Payton Stewart has found his new team a bit closer to home. The lineman from Washington was formerly committed to Northwestern, he has now found a home in the Pac-12.

Stewart verbally pledged to Oregon State on Saturday. He announced the big news on his Twitter account.

A Kelso (Washington) standout, Stewart is listed as measuring 6-7, 270 pounds. On the 247Sports composite rankings, Stewart is rated 3-stars, the No. 13 Washington recruit, No. 68 offensive tackle and No. 929 prospect overall in the Class of 2024.

During his recruitment, Stewart has collected scholarship offers from 16 schools, including Arizona State, Cal and Washington State. Stewart committed to Northwestern on May 15, but backed off that pledge earlier this month:

“First off thank you to Northwestern staff for believing in me,” Stewart wrote in a July 11 note. “After talking with my parents and coaches about the news that has broke I have reconsidered my decision and decided to de commit from Northwestern. My recruitment is now back open.”

With Stewart on board, Oregon State now has 11 commitments in its 2024 recruiting class. Beaver fans can get a preview of what Stewart brings to Corvallis by checking out his junior season highlights below, via Hudl: