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• Played three seasons with the Ohio State program and had two seasons of eligibility remaining before electing to enter the 2023 NFL Draft
• A two-year OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic all-Big Ten Conference honoree
• A two year starter at center in 2021 and 2022 with 26 consecutive starts (13 each year)
• Named third-team all-Big Ten Conference in 2022 by the voting media
• Centered a line in 2022 that allowed the sixth-fewest TFLS in the country (50.0) and the seventh-fewest quarterback sacks (12.0)
• Helpled Ohio State to No. 9 ranking nationally in total offense (490.7 ypg) and No. 2 in scoring (44.2 ppg) in 2022
• Tied with linemates Paris Johnson Jr. and Donovan Jackson for the team lead with 827 plays from scrimmage in 2022
• Won starting center position prior to the start of the 2021 season
• Second on the team with 860 snaps from scrimmage in 2021
• Earned honorable mention all-Big Ten honors by media panel in 2021
• Helped Ohio State offense rank No. 1 in the nation in total offense (561.5) and scoring offense (45.7) in 2021
• Ohio State’s offense also ranked in the Top 5 nationally in 2021 in passing (3rd; 380.9), passing efficiency (2nd; 182.3) and third down conversions (2nd; 52 pct.)
• Played in one game as a true freshman for the Big Ten and Sugar Bowl champion Buckeyes in 2020
Honors & Awards
2022: Third-team all-Big Ten Conference; Academic All-Big Ten Conference
2021: OSU Scholar-Athlete; Academic All-Big Ten Conference
2020: OSU Scholar-Athlete
More on Luke
• A top-100 nationally-ranked prospect who earned a four-star designation by 247Sports.com, Rivals and ESPN.
• The No. 1-rated player in New Jersey according to 247Sports.com and the No. 96 player overall.
• Projects as either a guard or center in college.
• The No. 2-ranked center in the country by 247Sports.com and was the No. 3-ranked guard at the time of his commitment.
• Played tackle for head coach Augie Hoffmann at St. Joseph Regional.
• Was a three-year starter.
• Helped the Green Knights go 10-2 and win the NJSIAA Non-Public Group IV state championship in 2018, the school’s 18th state football title.
• Led the way for a rushing attack that netted nearly 2,500 yards and averaged more than 200 yards/game.
• Earned first-team All-State honors by NJ.com.
• A 2018 MaxPreps Junior All-American.
• Played in the Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio.
• Is the son of Al Wypler and Michele Desimone.