Sevyn Banks


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 200
  • Hometown Orlando, Fla.
  • Last School Jones
  • Year Senior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @SevynBanks
Instagram: @7banks_

Ohio State Overview
• Sevyn is a true senior who is majoring in communications
• Will be one of the top cornerbacks in the nation in 2021 as he has picked up third-team preseason All-America honors and is on the Thorpe Award and Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch lists
• He has played in 28 games over the past three seasons and has started nine times at cornerback
• Has 35 career tackles and 13 passes defensed, including two interceptions
• Led the Buckeyes with seven pass break-ups and eight total passes defensed in 2020
• Capped the CFP semifinal win over Clemson at the Sugar Bowl with an interception on Clemson’s final drive
• Recorded his first career interception in 2019 against Northwestern
• Started all eight games at cornerback in 2020 after making first career start in 2019 vs. Rutgers
• Saw action in all 14 games for the Big Ten champions in 2019, totaling 11 tackles (10 solo)
• Played in five games as a true freshman in 2018 and earned his first Varsity O letter
• Was one of 10 from his Ohio State recruiting class to enroll in classes in January 2018

Honors & Awards
2020: Honorable mention All-Big Ten

More on Sevyn
• As a Top 100 player on the ESPN 300 – No. 58 – and a four-star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports
• Invited to play in the Under Armour All-American Game
• A consensus top-25 ranked cornerback by all major recruiting services
• Missed his junior season with an injury but returned as a senior for head coach Elijah Williams
• Played as a freshman and sophomore at Orlando First Academy before transferring to Jones
• Participated in “The Opening” in Beaverton, Ore
• His older brother, Marcell Harris, played safety at Florida
• Parents are Andrea Tate and Raymond Banks