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Antwuan Jackson

DT

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 300
  • Hometown Ellenwood, Ga.
  • Last School Cedar Grove / Blinn Junior College
  • Year Graduate

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @Hercules__52
Instagram: @bcg_52

Ohio State Overview
• Antwuan, a graduate student, is a “super senior” in eligibility as he is using the 2020 Covid year to gain a fifth year on the field in 2021
• Joins DT Haskell Garrett, CB/WR Demario McCall, OT Thayer Munford, TE Corey Rau, LS Bradley Robinson and CB Marcus Williamson as “super seniors” playing a fifth season
• Is in his fourth year with the Buckeyes, having joined the Ohio State football program in January of 2018
• He has played in 26 games for the Buckeyes, including all eight games in 2020 and all 14 in 2019
• Earned first start of his career in the season opener last year vs. Nebraska
• Has 25 career tackles and has caused plenty of disruption within the interior lines
• Had 11 tackles in 2020, including a quarterback sack vs. Alabama in the CFP championship game
• Has 4.5 career tackles-for-loss
• Posted a career-high four tackles against Rutgers in 2019

Honors & Awards
2019: Graduated in May with his degree in human development and family science

More on Antwuan
• Was considered the nation’s No. 2-ranked JUCO defensive tackle among the 2018 prospects and the No. 3 JUCO recruit overall by 247Sports
• Originally attended Auburn and redshirted the 2016 season
• Transferred from Auburn and played in 10 games for Blinn Junior College
• Had 70 tackles, nine sacks and three forced fumbles at Blinn
• Named the Southwest Junior College Football Conference Most Valuable Player
• Had three multi-sack games
• Season-high 10 tackles, three TFLs and a fumble recovery versus Tyler Junior College
• Georgia Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Cedar Grove High School
• Was rated as the No. 49 overall player in the 2016 class
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Game
• Coached by Ryan Mahon at Blinn J.C. and Jermaine Smith at Cedar Grove
• Parents are Sonya Benton and Antwuan Jackson Sr.