Taron Vincent


Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 305
  • Hometown Baltimore, Md.
  • Last School IMG Academy
  • Year Junior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @t_lova23
Instagram: @t_lova23

Ohio State Overview
• Missed the first two games of the 2020 season but returned to play in the final six contests
• Finished the season with nine tackles, two tackles-for-loss and half a sack
• Had his best statistical outing vs. Northwestern in the Big Ten Championship Game, totaling three tackles, one TFL and half a sack
• A fourth-year junior, he enters the 2021 season as a veteran of 15 games with 12 tackles, three TFLs and 1.5 sacks
• Did not see any game action in 2019 due to injury and redshirted
• Earned playing time along a deep and talented defensive line as a true freshman in 2018, appearing in 10 games while totaling three tackles
• Had a sack in the Big Ten championship game vs. Northwestern
• Has earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors and is majoring in sport industry

Honors & Awards
2020: OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2019: Academic All-Big Ten
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Taron
• 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
• 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 Academy
• 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