Kyle McCord


Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 222
  • Hometown Mt. Laurel, N.J.
  • Last School St. Joseph’s Prep
  • Year Jr.

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @kylemccord16
Instagram: @kam.6

Ohio State Overview
• Kyle is in his second season with the program and has three seasons of eligibility
• He earned his first varsity letter in 2021 as a true freshman, playing in five games and starting in the 59-7 win over Akron
• Completed 13 of 18 passing attempts vs. the Zips for 319 yards and two touchdowns
• His long pass was an 85-yard catch-and-run connection with Emeka Egbuka, also coming against the Zips
• That 85-yard pass play was the third-longest pass in school history and the sixth-longest play from scrimmage
• His first game action as a Buckeye was the Akron game
• RB TreVeyon Henderson also started vs. Akron, marking the first time in school history that true freshmen started at QB and RB in the same game
• Is an OSU Scholar-Athlete and is majoring in communications

More on Kyle
• A member of Ohio State’s 2021 recruiting class and enrolled in classes in January of 2021
• Is from Mt. Laurel, N.J., located across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, and attended St. Joseph’s Prep in Philadelphia
• Was the nation’s No. 25-ranked player regardless of position and the No. 3 quarterback
• A five-star prospect according to 247Sports
• Helped St. Joseph’s Prep win its third consecutive state championship last fall
• Threw six touchdowns in the 6A semifinal and then followed that up with a 21-for-28, 336-yard performance with four TDs in the title game vs. Central York
• Set city and league records for career passing yards (6,887) and touchdown passes (88)
• Member of the 2020 Pennsylvania MaxPreps All-State team
• Passed for 2,399 yards and 31 touchdowns as a junior before an injury sidelined him for the final four games of the season
• Won the starting job at St. Joseph’s as a sophomore and had 2,883 yards with 38 touchdowns while completing 66.5 percent of his passes
• Is the son of Stacy and Derek McCord
• His father played quarterback at Rutgers from 1988-92