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Justin Fields

QB

Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 223
  • Hometown Kennesaw, Ga.
  • Last School Georgia / Harrison H.S.
  • Year Sophomore

Overview: Justin Fields transferred to Ohio State from the University of Georgia and joined the football program in January of 2019 … he practiced with the team throughout spring drills and will compete this fall alongside University of Kentucky transfer Gunnar Hoak and former West Virginia University transfer Chris Chuganov for playing time … a true sophomore in eligibility this fall, Fields is in the pre-business program academically at Ohio State.

More on Justin: Fields played in 12 of 14 games as a true freshman for Georgia in 2018 and was named to the coaches freshman All-SEC Team … completed 27 of 39 passes for 328 yards and four TDs … also had four rushing touchdowns … was named the SEC freshman of the week on Nov. 19 after passing for 121 yards, rushing for 100 and accounting for three touchdowns in a 66-27 win over UMass … a five-star prospect in the 2018 recruiting cycle by every major scouting service from Harrison High School under head coach Matt Dickmann … rated as the No. 2 overall player in the Class of 2018 … the nation’s top-ranked dual threat QB prospect … awarded MVP of the 2017 Elite 11 Quarterback Competition … totaled 4,187 passing yards, 41 passing touchdowns, 2,096 rushing yards and 28 rushing touchdowns in two years as a starter for Harrison … awarded 2018 Mr. Georgia Football by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta … named the 2017 Class 6A offensive player of the year by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution and the Associated Press, in addition to being named first-team all-state by both publications … also played shortstop and second base for the Harrison varsity baseball team and was a highly-touted baseball prospect with MLB draft potential.