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Dallas Gant

LB

Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 235
  • Hometown Toledo, Ohio
  • Last School St. John's Jesuit
  • Year Senior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @dallas_gant
Instagram: @dallas_gant19

Ohio State Overview
• Dallas is a true senior who is majoring in finance
• He is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree
• Has played in every Ohio State game the past three years: 36 total
• Trails only Haskell Garrett (41) among team’s current defensive players in games played
• Played as a reserve linebacker and key member of numerous special teams units as a true freshman in 2018, as a sophomore in 2019 and as a junior in 2020
• Has team-high 44 career tackles and 3.5 tackles-for-loss
• Credited with a forced fumble at the goal line late in the fourth quarter as a freshman vs. Cincinnati that preserved a 42-0 shutout

Honors & Awards
2020: OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2019: OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Dallas
• Enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2018 as a Top 175-ranked prospect by 247Sports and a member of the ESPN 300
• A four-star prospect, Gant was the nation’s No. 10-ranked outside linebacker and No. 5 player in the state of Ohio by 247Sports
• A U.S. Army All-American and 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, Gant totaled 96 tackles, seven TFLs, seven sacks and an interception
• Doubling as a tight end, Gant 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