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Xavier Johnson

CB

Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 205
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Last School Summit Country Day
  • Year Sophomore

Joined the Ohio State football program in the summer of 2018 … played for head coach Justin Isaacs at Summit County Day in Cincinnati … three-star prospect who turned down scholarship offers from a host of schools to walk-on at Ohio State … a versatile playmaker who scored touchdowns in five different ways as a senior – rushing, receiving, kickoff return, punt return and interception return … caught 32 passes for 766 yards and eight touchdowns while also adding 623 rushing yards and 10 TDs as a senior … averaged 17.3 yards per carry … scored six TDs via either punt or kick returns … had a 99-yard “pick six” … a four-year starter in basketball who was the team’s leading scorer and rebounder … is the son of Jeffrey and Juanita Johnson.