- United States
- Massillon, OH
- High School
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2013, 2014, 2015
Major: Consumer and Family Financial Services (2015), Undeclared (2014)
Weight: 195 (2015), 190 (2014), 170 (2013)
2015 Media Guide: After a 2015 spring campaign in which he played opposite Eli Apple as a No. 1 cornerback, Gareon Conley is seeking that opportunity start this season for the Buckeyes … gone is NFL Draft pick Doran Grant (fourth round by Pittsburgh) and Conley, with 15 games played in and with 160 plays on defense to his credit, is second on the team – to Apple – in experience at the cornerback position.
2014: Conley played in all 15 games for the 2014 College Football Playoff national champions … accumulated 386 plays, including 160 snaps on defense as a cornerback … contributed significantly on special teams … finished the year with 16 tackles and two pass break-ups … had personal bests of three solo tackles in the wins over Illinois and Michigan State.
2014 Media Guide: Gareon Conley red-shirted the 2013 season as a true freshman.
2013 Media Guide: The No. 1 player in Ohio as a senior (ESPN 150) and a first-team Associated Press Division I all-state selection, Gareon Conley is an athlete with fine wide receiver-cornerback skills that earned him consensus four-star status (ESPN, Scout, 247Sports, Rivals) … the No. 43 overall prospect nationally by ESPN and the No. 14 cornerback prospect (247Sports) … played in the Under Armour All-American game.
High School: As a senior Conley, who was coached by Jason Hall at Washington, caught 50 passes, averaged 21.9 yards per catch and scored 16 touchdowns, while on defense he had 13 pass break-ups, an interception and 25 tackles … Washington was 11-2 during Conley’s senior season and advanced to the regional finals … recorded four interceptions and 30 tackles as a junior … Washington is also the same school that produced current Buckeye receiver Devin Smith.
Personal: Gareon is the son of Sherry Robinson and Jameel & Angel Conley.
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