Zach Harrison


Player profile

  • Height 6-6
  • Weight 265
  • Hometown Lewis Center, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy Orange
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview
• Appeared in all 14 games and started vs. Maryland and Clemson in the College Football Playoff Semifinal
• Played the second most snaps amongst all defensive ends on the roster
• Totaled 24 tackles, five tackles-for-loss for minus 20 yards and 3.5 quarterback sacks for minus 18 yards
• In the Big Ten Championship Game, Harrison had a career-high four tackles and a sack
• Over the final five games of the season, Harrison registered 13 tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack
• Was a “champion” five times as a true freshman: vs. Michigan State, Maryland, Rutgers, Penn State and Michigan
• Enrolled in winter 2019 semester classes at Ohio State and went through spring drills with the Buckeyes
• Is majoring in psychology

Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition 
• In June, Harrison was selected to be one of eight Ohio State representatives on the Big Ten’s Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition
• Harrison is one of 11 football players on the council, with represents student-athletes, coaches and administrators from all 14 league schools

More on Zach
• Was the consensus top-ranked player in the state of Ohio in 2018 and a top-five prospect nationally
• The nation’s No. 1 defensive end by all the major scouting services
• Earned a five-star designation by 247Sports.com, Scout.com and Rivals
• A superb athlete who has been clocked at 4.47 in the 40-yard dash and he’s also run a 10.7 100 meters and a 21.5 200 meters
• First team all-Ohio by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association and the Delaware County defensive player of the year
• Had 14 tackles-for-loss and seven sacks in just seven games as a senior
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
• Invited to The Opening in 2017 and 2018
• Named a finalist for the All-American Bowl Man of the Year
• Parents are Tracey and Jimmie Harrison