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Jerron Cage

DT

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 305
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Last School Winton Woods
  • Year Senior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @CageJerron
Instagram: @jerroncage_98

Ohio State Overview
• Jerron is a fifth-year senior who is majoring in consumer and family financial services and will graduate this fall
• Has 19 games of experience, including a start in the 2021 CFP championship game against Alabama
• Expected to follow up his fine 2020 campaign and be a significant contributor along the interior of the defensive line in 2021
• Played in seven of eight games in 2020 and contributed five tackles, a tackle-for-loss and o-line and received plenty of attention from the opponent offensive lines
• Has 11 career tackles in addition to 1.5 TFLs, one-half a sack, a pass break-up and a fumble recovery
• Played in nine games in 2019 as a third-year sophomore
• Had a TFL and forced a fumble against Maryland in ’19
• Played in three games in 2018, vs. Oregon State, Rutgers and Tulsa, after red-shirting the 2017 season

More on Jerron
• Two-time Associated Press Division II first-team all-state defensive lineman
• Was a unanimous 4-star prospect rated among the Top 15 defensive tackles in his class
• Member of the ESPN 300 (No. 138) and the No. 3 player in the state according to ESPN
• The No. 2 tackle in the Midwest according to Scout
• A PrepStar Top 300 All-American
• First-team MaxPreps/JJ Huddle all-Ohio selection
• Two-time Cincinnati Enquirer all-area selection
• A three-year starter for head coach Andre Parker, Cage recorded 43 tackles-for-loss for his career, a total that includes 24 quarterback sacks
• The three-time all-Southwest District performer was its defensive player of the year in 2015 as a junior when he posted 48 tackles, including 10 sacks
• Led Winton Woods defenders with 81 tackles as a senior
• Was a standout wrestler throughout his high school career under the direction of head coach Jason Dean.
• Is the son of Dionne and Adrian Cage
• Has an older brother, Daniel, who started 11 games along the defensive line for Notre Dame in 2015 and 2016