Ohio State Overview: Michael Jordan proved to be one of the top offensive linemen in the country as a true junior in 2018, earning first-team All-America honors by both CBS Sports and SI.com … he was named second-team all-Big Ten Conference … and after helping the Buckeyes to back-to-back Big Ten Conference championships in 2017 and 2018, to three victories over Michigan and to wins over No. 9 Washington in the 2019 Rose Bowl and No. 8 USC in the 2018 Cotton Bowl, he elected to give up his final season of eligibility and declared for the NFL Draft … Jordan was outstanding as a Buckeye … he played in every game between 2016 and 2018 – 41 in all – and started every one of them … in 2016, Jordan was the first true freshman to start along the Ohio State offensive line in 23 years, or since Orlando Pace did so in 1994 … he is one of only six Ohio State Buckeyes to start an opening game as a true freshman … he played guard his first two seasons and moved to center for the 2018 campaign … he was named first-team all-Big Ten in 2017 by the league’s coaches … he helped Buckeye offense lead the Big Ten in rushing for a third consecutive season at 243.2 yards per game in 2017 as well (17th nationally) … Jordan was an early enrollee into classes at Ohio State in January 2016 and worked his way into the starting lineup – and stayed – midway through 2016 spring drills … started all 13 games at right guard and helped the team rank 11th nationally and first in the Big Ten in rushing at 245.2 yards per game … he was named a freshman All-American … completed a 180-hour internship the summer of 2018 with Munster Financial … he was working on a major in consumer and family financial services.
More on Michael: Jordan was an Associated Press Division 1-2 Michigan all-state pick, a first-team Detroit Free Press all-state selection and a member of the Free Press “dream team” offense after a senior campaign in which he averaged six pancake blocks per game – according to published reports – and did not allow a sack … playing for coach Mike Sawchuck, Jordan was a consensus 4-star prospect (Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN) with Top 10 offensive tackle rankings nationally by Rivals (No. 7) and Scout (No. 10) … he was named to the All-USA Today second-team offense … he also wrestled and competed in track and field … is the son of Jacquie and K. Michael Jordan.