Ohio State Overview: Wyatt Davis ascended into a starting role last season (2018) as a red-shirt freshman because of an injury to senior Demetrious Knox and performed extremely well in his two starts while helping the Buckeyes to a Big Ten Conference championship game win over Northwestern and a Rose Bowl victory over Washington … expect Davis to remain at one starting guard position in 2019 as he is now one of the most experienced performers along the line, albeit just a sophomore in eligibility … Davis did play in all 14 games last season for Ohio State and logged 241 plays on offense, plus another 106 on special teams … he is a third-year member of the team after red-shirting the 2017 season as a true freshman … he is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is exploring majors in management and industry.
Honors & Awards
2017: OSU Scholar-Athlete
More on Wyatt: Davis was a 5-star offensive lineman (by Rivals, 247Sports and Scout) as a senior and one of the Top 25 players in the nation overall, with Scout ranking him No. 16 among his peers, Rivals No 22 and 247Sports No. 24 … a tackle for coach Jason Negro, Davis was considered the No. 1 guard prospect in the nation by all three of those rankings services and the No. 3 guard by ESPN, which also listed him No. 38 on its ESPN 300 … two-time member of the American Family Insurance all-USA Football Team and a U.S. Army All-American … chosen the U.S. Army’s Glenn Davis Award winner for epitomizing the Army’s high standard for excellence in community service, education and athletic distinction … named the Los Angeles’ Times Southern California player of the year and Trinity League lineman of the year as a senior … helped St. John Bosco to a 13-2 season and the Division I CIF championship as a senior … helped team to 13-1 and 12-2 seasons in 2015 and 2014, respectively … also played basketball … is the son of Inge and Duane Davis … father is an actor who has played roles of famous athletes such as Joe Louis and Buster Douglas … grandfather is NFL Hall of Fame defensive end for the Green Bay Packers, Willie Davis … brother, David, played football for Washington State and Cal and is a Cal graduate.