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Josh Myers

OC

Player profile

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

Ohio State Overview
• Will undoubtedly be amongst the nation’s best centers in 2020
• Had a breakout season in his first year as a starter in 2019, playing 951 offensive snaps – second most on the team.
• 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

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