Joshua Alabi


Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 305
  • Hometown Detroit, Mich.
  • Last School Cass Tech
  • Year Graduate

Ohio State Career Overview
• Graduated in Spring 2019 with his degree in family resource management
• Spent five years, including 2015 red-shirt year, with the program
• Played in four victories over Michigan and was a part of three consecutive outright Big Ten Conference championship teams
• Played in 32 games between 2016 and 2019 and started three times
• Starts included in the 2019 Rose Bowl win over Washington at left tackle when regular starter Thayer Munford was injured
• Also started in 2019 vs. Nebraska and Michigan State
• Games played total includes five as a defensive lineman in 2016

Notable Note
• Spent a week in Quepos, Costa Rica, in May of 2018 part of a community service initiative to engage local youth in sports-related and life skills activities.

More on Joshua
• Alabi was rated the No. 1 defensive line prospect in the state of Michigan by Scout and a Top 30 strong side end by both Rivals (No. 26) and 247Sports (No. 30) as a high school senior
• One of three from Cass Tech to sign with Ohio State recently, including safety Damon Webb and running back Mike Weber
• That trio helped Cass Tech win a state title in 2012 and back-to-back Detroit Public School League championships in 2013 and 2014
• Was named Division 1-2 first-team All-State in 2014 as well as Detroit News all-metro, Public School League all-city, PrepStar all-Midwest Region and a member of MLive’s 2014 Dream Team
• Parents are Felicia Jones and Charles Alabi