Jack Sawyer


Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 265
  • Hometown Pickerington, Ohio
  • Last School Pickerington North
  • Year Jr.

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Twitter: @jacksawyer40
Instagram: @jacksawyer40

Ohio State Overview
• Jack is in his second year with the program
• Played in all 13 games as a true freshman in 2021
• Contributed 13 total tackles, including 3.0 TFLS (all quarterback sacks) for losses of 24 yards
• Also had one pass break-up, two quarterback hurries and a forced fumble
• Had a high of three tackles twice, and had quarterback sacks vs. Akron, Maryland and Nebraska
• Is majoring in finance

More on Jack
• The highest-rated prospect in Ohio State’s 2021 recruiting class according to 247Sports
• A five-star player who is the No. 1 overall player in Ohio, the No. 4 player nationally and the nation’s No. 3-ranked defensive end
• Did not play his senior season at Pickerington North
• As a junior, was the OCC-Ohio Division Defensive Player of the Year for head coach Nate Hillerich
• Had 37 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 13.5 quarterback sacks
• An exceptional athlete, Sawyer also played quarterback for Pickerington North and led then to the Division I, Region 3 playoffs
• Completed 79 of 135 passes for 1,056 yards and nine touchdowns before an injury cut his season short
• Also played basketball at Pickerington North where he made the varsity team as a freshman
• His father, Lyle, played football at Findlay College and his mother, Michelle, was a star basketball player at Pickerington
• His grandfather played in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system