Master Teague III


Player profile

  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 225
  • Hometown Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Last School Blackman
  • Year Junior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @MasterTeagueIII
Instagram: @masterteague

Ohio State Overview
• Career totals of 256 carries for 1,409 yards and 13 TDs entering the 2021 season – all of which are the most among active players on the roster
• Started six of the seven games that he played in last season and was second on the team with 514 yards on 104 carries
• Had eight rushing TDs – most on the team and third-most in the Big Ten – with two touchdowns in games vs. Nebraska (10/24), Indiana (11/21) and Alabama (1/11)
• Rushed for a career-high 169 yards and 26 carries in a 42-35 win over No. 9 Indiana (11/21)
• Was named a “champion” by the coaching staff in three of the seven games that he played in: vs. Penn State (10/31), Rutgers (11/7) and Indiana (11/21)
• Finished as the Big Ten’s seventh leading rusher as a redshirt freshman in 2019 playing behind J.K. Dobbins
• Carried the ball 135 times over 13 games for 789 yards and four touchdowns on his way to earning third team All-Big Ten honors
• Graded out as a “champion” by the Ohio State coaching staff nine times in 2019, tied for the fourth most of any offensive player on the roster
• Had two 100-yard games – vs. Indiana (10-106-1 TD) and Maryland (18-111)
• His 73-yard touchdown run at Northwestern was Ohio State’s longest run from scrimmage in 2019
• Three of his four touchdowns runs were of 40 yards or more
• Averaged 5.8 yards per carry, fifth highest in the Big Ten
• Had 72 yards and a career-high two touchdowns at Nebraska
• Carried the ball 17 times in four games as a true freshmen in 2018 before earning a redshirt
• He scored one touchdown – a 33-yard run in the season-opener against Oregon State – and totaled 106 yards on the ground (6.2 yards per carry)
• Enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2018 and took part in spring drills
• An OSU Scholar-Athlete honors who is a communication major

Honors & Awards
2020: Second Team All-Big Ten (media and coaches)
OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2019: Third Team All-Big Ten (media and coaches)
OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Master
• Was a four-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals and also listed on the Rivals 250
• Rated as high as No. 8 at running back by Rivals and No. 11 by 247Sports
• Carried the ball 242 times for 2,031 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior for head coach David Watson
• Had his senior season cut short due to an ankle injury
• Prior to that, rushed for 186 yards on 18 carries while adding two receptions for 58 yards and a 97-yard kickoff return TD in the season opener
• Led Blackman to the Class 6A quarterfinals as a junior
• Parents are Emily and Corey Teague