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Josh Myers

OC

Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 310
  • Hometown Miamisburg, Ohio
  • Last School Miamisburg
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview: Josh Myers is in position to become the Buckeyes’ starting center this fall after redshirting in 2017 and backing up All-American OC Michael Jordan last season …Myers has the size, skill and smarts to follow in the long line of standout performers at the position that includes back to back Rimington Award winners (Pat Elflein and Billy Price in 2016 and 2017, respectively) and 2018 All-American Jordan, who was drafted in April by the Cincinnati Bengals … Myers 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 … he is majoring in sport and industry.

More on Josh: 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, Meyers 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 … included was a 9-2 season in 2015 and a 10-3 season in 2016 that included a deep playoff run to the regional championship game … named first-team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference four times … is the first offensive lineman to be named player of the year by Ohio high school sports publication JJ Huddle … 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; and his brother, Zach, capped his career as a Kentucky Wildcat in 2016.