7 Damon Webb

Damon Webb Ohio State
usaUnited States
Detroit, MI
High School
Cass Tech
Past Teams
Ohio State
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Post-OSU Update: Damon Webb was not selected in the 2018 NFL Draft, but he did sign with the Tennessee Titans. Webb spent the 2018 season on the Titans’ practice squad. In 2019, he began to pursue a career in the CFL and has played several seasons there. (updated: Jan. 2024)

Major: Sport Industry (2016-17), Undeclared (2015)

Weight: 195 (2016-17), 193 (2015), 180 (2014)

2017 Media Guide: Damon Webb is the lone returning starter in the Ohio State secondary after the loss of three players who were starters last year and, subsequently, first-round NFL Draft picks this spring …
Webb is a veteran of 28 games played with 13 starts and, thus, a key leader within his unit … he has recorded 70 career tackles along with five passes defensed (one interception and four pass break-ups).

2016 Media Guide: Damon Webb is a true junior who is battling a couple other safeties for playing time and starting assignments with the losses of Vonn Bell and Tyvis Powell to the NFL … he has played in 15 games his first two seasons and had significant playing time as the nickel back in early games last season … he made the switch from cornerback to safety this spring … a two-time Varsity O letterwinner.

2015: Webb played in seven games for the 12-1 Buckeyes and earned his second Varsity O letter … played a career high 36 plays in the season opener at Virginia Tech, including 18 plays on defense as the nickel back … totaled 10 tackles on the season.

2015 Media Guide: Damon Webb is a true sophomore … he played in eight games for the College Football Playoff national champions in 2014 as a true freshman and earned his first Varsity O letter … played in five regular season Big Ten games, including a personal best 35 plays vs. Illinois, a game in which he lined up for 21 plays on defense … recorded three tackles on the season plus a pass break-up and a forced fumble … is exploring majors in the areas of management and industry.

2014 Media Guide: Damon Webb, the second to commit to this Ohio State class of 2014, was one of the top players coming out of the state of Michigan – he was a 2013 Associated Press Division I-II all-state pick and the state co-player of the year – and was a consensus four-star prospect … he also was considered one of the Top 50 players nationally, with a ranking of No. 40 overall by Rivals with Scout (No. 42) and 247Sports (No. 43) concurring and ESPN rating Webb No. 58 on its ESPN 300 … at cornerback, he was ranked as the No. 5 prospect nationally by both Rivals and 247Sports, No. 6 by Scout and No. 8 by ESPN … selected as the No. 2 player in the state by the Detroit News Blue Chip recruit ranking following his senior season … also named the top defensive back in the nation at the U.S. Army All-America awards banquet.

High School: Helped Cass Tech, coached by Thomas Wilcher, to the Detroit Public School League city title and to a state semifinal appearance in 2013 with seven interceptions, 10 pass breakups, four forced fumbles and 42 tackles … had two punt return touchdowns and seven receiving TDs … as a junior in 2012 helped Cass Tech win a second consecutive state title … transferred to Cass Tech from U-D Jesuit after his sophomore season … first Cass Tech player to sign with Ohio State since Vernon Gholston in 2004.

Personal: Is the son of Stephanie and Damon Webb Sr.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2014Ohio State9033000001000100
2015Ohio State70103700000000000
2016Ohio State13135732252.090000136301
2017Ohio State14146144172.030002574301