Ohio State Overview: Jerron Cage is working for playing time on the defensive line along with a bunch of talented defensive tackles … he is in his third season with the Buckeyes and is part of the 2017 Ohio State class of recruits … he played in three games in 2018: vs. Oregon State, Rutgers and Tulsa … Cage red-shirted the 2017 season as a true freshman.
More on Jerron: Two-time Associated Press Division II first-team all-state defensive lineman Jerron Cage was a unanimous 4-star prospect rated among the Top 15 defensive tackles in his class … was a member of the ESPN 300 (No. 138) and the No. 3 player in the state according to ESPN … the No. 2 tackle in the Midwest according to Scout … a PrepStar Top 300 All-American … first-team MaxPreps/JJ Huddle all-Ohio selection … two-time Cincinnati Enquirer all-area selection … a three-year starter for coach Andre Parker, Cage recorded 43 tackles-for-loss for his career, a total that includes 24 quarterback sacks … the three-time all-Southwest District performer was its defensive player of the year in 2015 as a junior when he posted 48 tackles, including 10 sacks … led Winton Woods defenders with 81 tackles as a senior … has also been a standout wrestler throughout his high school career under the direction of coach Jason Dean … is the son of Dionne and Adrian Cage … has an older brother, Daniel, who started 11 games along the defensive line for Notre Dame in 2015 and 2016 before taking a red-shirt season in 2017.