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Matthew Jones

OL

Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 310
  • Hometown Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Last School Erasmus Hall
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview
• Redshirted as a true freshman in 2018 and was a back-up to All-Big Ten guard Jonah Jackson for much of the 2019 season
• Played 114 total offensive snaps, including a season-high 32 against Miami (Ohio) and 30 vs. Maryland
• Enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2018 and took part in spring drills

More on Matthew
• Jones was a Top 100 rated prospect as a high school senior, and rated as high as No. 41 on the ESPN 300
• Four-star prospect by every major recruiting service
• A two-way lineman at Erasmus Hall, the same program that produced H-back Curtis Samuel
• Coached by Danny Landberg
• Was considered the nation’s top-ranked center by 247Sports but can also play guard
• At the time of his commitment, Jones was ranked nationally as a defensive tackle
• Selected for the Under Armour All-America game
• Helped Erasmus advance to the PSAL championship game as a senior
• Is a human development and family science major
• Parents are Bernadine and Ian Jones