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Taron Vincent

DT

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 300
  • Hometown Baltimore, Md.
  • Last School IMG Academy
  • Year 5th Year

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

Ohio State Overview
• Is in his fifth season with the program and has two seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2022
• Has played in 28 games, including six during the 2020 Covid season, and has started eight times with all of them coming last year in 2021
• Has recorded 35 career tackles, including 6.5 tackles-for-loss
• Recorded a career-high six tackles – three solo and three assisted – in the 2022 Rose Bowl game vs. Utah
• Previous career-high in tackles was three in three games, including vs. Northwestern in the 2020 Big Ten Championship Game when he had one TFL and half a sack
• Did not see any game action in 2019 due to injury and redshirted
• Also had a sack in the 2018 Big Ten championship game vs. Northwestern
• Is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete, a three-time Academic all-Big Ten honoree and has graduated with his degree sport industry

Honors & Awards
2022: Graduated with his degree in sport industry; walked in commencement ceremonies in Ohio Stadium
2021: Honorable mention all-Big Ten Conference; OSU Scholar-Athlete; Academic All-Big Ten
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