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Tyler Friday

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Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 264
  • Hometown Ramsey, N.J.
  • Last School Don Bosco Prep
  • Year Senior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @almighty_ty5
Instagram: @friday54__

Ohio State Overview
• Tyler is a true senior who is majoring in communications
• He is a veteran of 26 games with the Buckeyes and five starting assignments
• Has recorded 18 career tackles, 4.0 tackles-for-loss, three quarterback sacks and a fumble recovery
• Could not get completely healthy during the 2020 season, but still managed to play in five of the team’s eight games and start the opener against Nebraska and did play in the CFP championship game against Alabama
• Appeared in 11 of 14 games and started four times (vs. Cincinnati, Miami, Rutgers and Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game) as a sophomore in 2019
• Registered one of his quarterback sacks in the CFP semifinal vs. Clemson at the Fiesta Bowl
• Played in 10 games as a true freshman in 2018 and earned his first Varsity O letter

Honors & Awards
2019: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Tyler
• Was rated as a four-star prospect by every major recruiting service and one of five who signed NLI’s with Ohio State in the February signing period
• A Top 100 prospect and rated as high as No. 68 by Rivals
• The nation’s No. 4 strong side defensive end by Rivals and No. 6 defensive tackle according to 247Sports.com
• Selected to the Prepstar Dream Team as the No. 55 prospect
• Chosen as one of 50 Seniors to Watch by NorthJersey.com
• A two-way lineman at Don Bosco Prep, one of the traditional powers in New Jersey
• Tallied 25 tackles for loss and four sacks during his senior season while playing both inside and outside for the Ironmen
• Is the son of Evey and Sam Friday
• Has a brother, Sammy, who plays basketball at Siena College