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Dawand Jones

OL

Player profile

  • Height 6-8
  • Weight 360
  • Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Last School Ben Davis
  • Year Junior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @dvj79
Instagram: @dawandj

Ohio State Overview
• Dawand is a true junior who is majoring in communications
• He has played a significant role along the offensive line and on special teams the past two seasons, appearing in 17 games
• Appeared in six of eight games during the Covid-shortened 2020 season, including getting his first career start – and earning team “champion” status – against Michigan State
• In 2019 as a true freshman, he appeared in nine games

More on Dawand
• A four-star prospect by ESPN
• Earned three stars by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com
• Consensus top-15 rated player – regardless of position – in the state of Indiana
• A talented two-sport athlete who also excelled on the basketball court
• Averaged 17.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game on the hardwood and had several Division I scholarship offers
• Played at Ben Davis for head coaches Mike Kirschner and Jason Simmons
• In his first year as a starter in 2017, helped Ben Davis to an undefeated 6A state championship
• An Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 team selection as a senior
• 6A All-State selection in 2017 as a junior
• Is the son of Deanna Jones