Josh Myers


Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 312
  • Hometown Miamisburg, Ohio
  • Last School Miamisburg
  • Year Junior

Josh Myers was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the No. 62 overall pick (third round) in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Ohio State Overview
• Graduated with his degree in social work
• 2020 team captain
• Second-team All-American in 2020 by the Sporting News
• Rimington Trophy finalist as the nation’s best center
• First-team all-Big Ten Conference as chosen by the coaches in 2020
• Started 21 of his final 22 games as a Buckeye
• Ohio State ranked eighth nationally in rushing in 2020 with 256.9 yards per game and ranked fifth in 2019 with 266.8 yards per game
• Had a breakout season in his first year as a starter in 2019, playing over 900 offensive snaps
• Helped lead the way for Ohio State’s first-ever 2,000-yard running back, J.K. Dobbins, and Heisman Trophy finalist Justin Fields (51 total touchdowns)
• The Buckeyes finished in the top 10 nationally in total offense (529.9 yards/game), rushing offense (266.8 yards/game) and scoring offense (46.9 points/game)
• Named a “champion” by the Ohio State coaching staff nine times in 2019 and was the Player of the Game following a win over Maryland
• A second-team All-Big Ten choice by the media
• Redshirted as a true freshman in 2017 and was the back up to All-American Michael Jordan in 2018
• Was one of 10 recruits from the class of 2017 to enroll in classes at Ohio State in January 2017 and thus take part in spring drills

Honors and Awards
2020: Second-team All-American (Sporting News)
Rimington Trophy semifinalist
First-team All-Big Ten (coaches)
Second team All-Big Ten (media)

More on Josh
• Majoring in sport industry
• Myers, a unanimous 4-star offensive lineman, committed to Ohio State as a sophomore after initially receiving a scholarship offer from Ohio State as a freshman
• The No. 1 player in the state was rated as the No. 3 guard in the nation (Scout), the No. 2 guard by Rivals and the No. 6 guard by ESPN
• Overall, Myers was listed as the No. 54 player by 247Sports, No. 55 by Rivals and No. 57 by Scout
• The U.S. Army All-American was a first-team Associated Press Division II all-state pick as a junior and senior and helped coach Steven Channell’s Miamisburg teams to a 34-12 four-year record and four state playoff appearances

An Athletic Family
• Myers’ family is full of athletes: his mother, Julie, is in the University of Dayton athletics hall of fame as a basketball player
• His father, Brad, was an offensive lineman at the University of Kentucky between 1984-87
• His brother, Zach, capped his career as a Kentucky Wildcat in 2016