Justin Fields


Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 228
  • Hometown Kennesaw, Ga.
  • Last School Georgia / Harrison H.S.
  • Year Junior

Honors & Awards
2020: Preseason second-team All-American by the Associated Press
Heisman Trophy finalist
Big Ten Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year and Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year
Davey O’Brien Award finalist
First Team All-Big Ten (coaches and media)
Second team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, CBS Sports, Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association and Football Writers Association of America

Ohio State Overview
• Had one of the greatest statistical seasons in the history of Ohio State football as a first-year starter in 2019 when he completed 67.2 percent of his passes for 3,273 yards while accounting for 51 touchdowns (41 passing, 10 rushing)
• Became the first quarterback in Big Ten history with 40 passing TDs and 10 rushing TDs in the same season
• His 41-3 touchdown-to-interception ratio was the best in the country
• Had a passer efficiency rating of 181.43, which was third-best nationally
• Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten Championship Game after throwing for 299 yards and three touchdowns in a 34-21 come-from-behind victory over No. 8 Wisconsin
• One week prior, threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns in a 56-27 win at No. 10 Michigan
• Had several impressive national rankings: finished No. 3 in touchdown passes (41), total touchdowns (51) and passer efficiency (181.43) and No. 11 in completion percentage (.672)
• In six games against teams ranked in the final College Football Playoff poll, accounted for 17 touchdowns and averaged 280 yards per game of total offense
• Named a “champion” by the Ohio State coaching staff nine times and was the Offensive Player of the Game following wins over Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Northwestern and Rutgers
• Accounted for multiple touchdowns in 13 of Ohio State’s 14 games
• Became just the third Ohio State quarterback in the last 50 years – Rex Kern and Craig Krenzel are the others – to win each of his first 13 games as the Buckeyes’ starting QB
• Member of the 2020 Davey O’Brien Award Preseason Watch List
• Enrolled at Ohio State is January of 2019 after spending his freshmen season at the University of Georgia

At the University of Georgia and Harrison High School
• 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 and 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 and 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

More About Justin
• Is the son of Gina Tobey, and Ivant “Pablo” and Jo Ann Claudrick Fields
• Has two younger sisters: Jaiden, a softball player at the University of Georgia, and Jessica
• Majoring in consumer and family financial services