Jaelen Gill


Player profile

  • Height 6-0
  • Weight 195
  • Hometown Westerville, Ohio
  • Last School South
  • Year Rs.-Freshman

Ohio State Overview: Jaelen Gill red-shirted the 2018 season as a true freshman, although he did see action early in the season in the Rutgers and Tulane games … he caught one pass, vs. Tulane, for 11 yards … Gill is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in new media and communication technology.

More on Jaelen: Gill was a consensus Top 50 prospect and four-star prospect and was considered one of the best all-around athletes nationally in his 2018 recruiting cycle … Ranked No. 30 by both 247Sports and on the ESPN 300 and No. 41 by Rivals … one of the nation’s top all-purpose backs with a No. 2 ranking by Rivals and from 247Sports …  No. 2 player in the state of Ohio … Army All-American Bowl honoree … a Prepstar Dream Team member (No. 29 overall) … missed nearly his entire junior season with an injury but returned to post 138 yards rushing and four TDs in the 2017 season-opener for Westerville South and head coach Matthew Christ … was the fourth commitment in the 2018 class and first from Ohio … rushed for 1,553 yards and 19 TDs as a sophomore … first team All-Offense at “The Opening” last summer … elite baseball player who also is a member of the school-record setting 4×100 meter relay team … parents are Shelly and Rod Gill.