Taron Vincent


Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 293
  • Hometown Baltimore, Md.
  • Last School IMG Academy
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview: Earned playing time along a deep and talented defensive line in 2018, appearing in 10 games while totaling three tackles … had a sack in the Big Ten championship game vs. Northwestern … also had two tackles in the season-opener against Oregon State … earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors last year and is exploring majors in management and industry.

Honors and Awards
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Taron: Vincent was a five-star prospect by 247Sports.com and Rivals.com and both of these recruiting services rated him as the No. 1 defensive tackle prospect in the nation … nationally rated among all players at No. 19 on the ESPN 300 and No. 20 on the 247Sports composite … honored as the prestigious Maxwell Club’s first-ever national high school defensive player of the year … A Prepstar Dream Team member … selected to play in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio … strong and explosive in the trenches … totaled 60 tackles with 10 tackles-for-loss and three sacks during his senior season for head coach Kevin Wright … had 172 tackles for his career at IMG… IMG has been unbeaten in each of the last three years and been ranked in the top-five nationally in each of those seasons … Vincent started his prep career in Baltimore, Md., at the Gilman School … parents are Tommi and Troy Vincent … father played football at Wisconsin and was a five-time NFL Pro Bowler for the Philadelphia Eagles.