5 Baron Browning

Baron Browning Ohio State
usaUnited States
Fort Worth, TX
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2017, 2018, 2019

Major: Undeclared (2018-19)

Weight: 248 (2019), 240 (2018), 230 (2017)

2019 Media Guide: Barron Browning is among a mix of talented linebackers all vying for playing time and starts at one of the deepest positions on the team … a true junior and a two-time Varsity O letterwinner, Browning will bank on his 24 games of experience and three starts during the 2018 season – vs. Oregon State, Rutgers and Purdue – to add to his playing time totals in 2019 … Browning was in on 23 tackles in 2018, including 3.5 tackles for loss, and enters his junior campaign with 37 total tackles and 5.0 tackles for loss … was in on a personal best four solo tackles, and five total, against Purdue.

2018 Media Guide: Barron is a true sophomore in his second year with the program and who is not only competing for playing time at linebacker, but a starting role … one of 10 from the 2017 class of recruits to enroll in classes that January, Browning overcame a shoulder injury during the 2017 spring drills to play in 12 games during the 2017 season and earn his first Varsity O letter … he played a total of 76 defensive snaps in a three-game stretch vs. UNLV, Rutgers and Maryland … he was in on 14 tackles for the season with a personal best six tackles vs. Maryland … he had a high of three solo tackles vs. Rutgers.

2017 Media Guide: Barron was one of 10 from the 2017 class of recruits to enroll in classes in January and thus take part in spring drills … he was having a fine camp before incurring a shoulder injury that
required surgery … he is expected to be back at full strength when fall camp opens … Browning is exploring majors.

High School: Browning was one of the top linebackers in the nation as a senior, a 5-star prospect (Rivals, 247Sports and Scout) who earned the No. 1 outside linebacker distinction from Rivals, 247Sports and Scout and a No. 2 ranking for OLBs by ESPN … considered among the Top 10 players in this class by Rivals (No. 9 overall) and had a No. 11 ranking by 247Sports … named a U.S. Army All-American and a finalist for the 2016 high school Butkus Award as top linebacker … helped Kennedale, coached by Richard Barrett, to an 11-4 season in 2016 and a spot in the Texas 4A state semifinals for the first time in school history … was the state’s Associated Press 4A defensive player of the year with 81 tackles, 10 TFLs and 10 PBUs … also named Fort Worth Star Telegram all-area … the two-time first-team all-state honoree had 74 tackles and eight TFLs as a junior and finished his career with eight forced fumbles.

Personal: Is the son of DeKisha and Barry Browning … father was a two-year football letterman at TCU … brother, Barry Jr., is a Stanford graduate who was a four-year football letterman for the Cardinal between 2007-10.



SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2017Ohio State12014771.51000000000
2018Ohio State1232312113.5111.060000000
2019Ohio State12043261710.0305.0250000100