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Nicholas Petit-Frere

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Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 310
  • Hometown Tampa, Fla.
  • Last School Berkeley Prep
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview
• After redshirting as a true freshman in 2018, Nicholas Petit-Frere played in all 14 games for the Big Ten Champion Buckeyes in 2019.
• With starting right tackle Branden Bowen finishing his eligibility, Petit-Frere is in line to compete for a starting position as a third-year sophomore in 2020.
• Saw extended action against Florida Atlantic, Cincinnati, Indiana, Miami (Ohio), Northwestern, Maryland and Rutgers.
• Is majoring in operations management

Honors & Awards
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete
2019: OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

Notable Note
• In the summer of 2019, Petit-Frere was one of five players who had an externship at the WWE Headquarters in Orlando, Fla. to learn about the ins and outs of the professional wrestling business.

More About Nicholas
• Nicholas Petit-Frere was the nation’s consensus top-ranked offensive tackle prospect with ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports all ranking him No. 1
• Rated as high as the No. 7 overall prospect, by 247Sports.com, and among the Top 15 by every major service with a No. 11 rating from Rivals and No. 13 on the ESPN 300
• Consensus five-star recruit
• One of just three offensive tackles in the 2018 class to receive a five-star designation
• Under Armour All-America Game selection
• Finalist for the Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Trophy Award, given to the top African-American high school football player in the country
• Won the lineman strength competition at the Under Armour All-American game
• MaxPreps first team All-American
• No. 1 on the Tampa Bay Times HomeTeam 100
• Helped the Buccaneers reach the Class 3A state semifinals as a junior
• Coached by Dominick Ciao
• Also played basketball
• Is the son of Loris Petit-Frere.