Ohio State Overview: Was one of 18 true freshmen who saw playing time last year and was able to contribute significantly along a deep and talented defensive line … was the team leader among true freshmen in tackles (10) and tackles-for-loss (2.0) … played in 12 of 14 games for the Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions … had a career high three tackles vs. Oregon State … tackles-for-loss came against Indiana and in the Big Ten Championship Game vs. Northwestern … is exploring majors in management & industry.
More on Tommy: Enrolled at Ohio State in January of 2018 and took part in spring drills … Togiai was rated as the No. 3 defensive tackle prospect in the country and the No. 55 overall player on the 247Sports composite … a consensus four-star prospect … rated No. 4 at defensive tackle and a Top 100 prospect by Rivals and was listed at No. 52 on the ESPN 300 … U.S. Army All-American … played for head coach Gino Mariani at Highland High School … is the first-ever player from the state of Idaho to sign with the Buckeyes … named the Gatorade Idaho Player of the Year and was a three-time first-team all-state selection … racked up 93 tackles with 11 sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception last season while helping his team win the 5A state championship … parents are Jodi and Talalelei Togiai.