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Dallas Gant

LB

Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 232
  • Hometown Toledo, Ohio
  • Last School St. John's Jesuit
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview: Dallas Gant played in all 14 games for the Big Ten Conference champion Buckeyes in 2018 and earned his first Varsity O letter … a key member of numerous special teams units, Gant had a high game of 21 plays in the win over Nebraska … he was credited with six tackles on the season, including a career-best four in the win over Tulane … earned OSU Scholar-Athlete status in 2018 and is exploring majors in the management and industry area.

More on Dallas: Gant enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2018 as a Top 175-ranked prospect by 247Sports and a member of the ESPN 300 … four-star prospect … the nation’s No. 10-ranked outside linebacker and No. 5 player in the state of Ohio by 247Sports … U.S. Army All-American … a Prepstar All-American … four-year starter for head coaches Doug Pearson and Larry McDaniel … rated as an outside linebacker but also had the skill set to play in the middle … 2017 Toledo Blade player of the year and first team all-Ohio … totaled 96 tackles, seven TFLs, seven sacks and an interception … doubling as a tight end, caught 27 passes for 456 yards and seven touchdowns … also a three-year starter on the St. John’s basketball team … parents are Rhonda Kimmons and Jim Gant.