71 Josh Myers

Josh Myers Ohio State
usaUnited States
Miamisburg, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2017, 2018, 2019

Major: Sport and Industry (2017-19)

Weight: 310 (2019), 308 (2018), 305 (2017)

2019 Media Guide: Josh Myers is in position to become the Buckeyes’ starting center this fall after redshirting in 2017 and backing up All-American OC Michael Jordan last season …Myers has the size, skill and smarts to follow in the long line of standout performers at the position that includes back to back Rimington Award winners (Pat Elflein and Billy Price in 2016 and 2017, respectively) and 2018 All-American Jordan, who was drafted in April by the Cincinnati Bengals.

2018 Media Guide: Josh Myers is coming off a red-shirt season as a true freshman in 2017 and is vying for playing time along the offensive line heading into the season.

2017 Media Guide: Josh Myers was one of 10 recruits from the class of 2017 to enroll in classes at Ohio State in January and thus take part in spring drills.

High School: Myers, a unanimous 4-star offensive lineman, committed to Ohio State as a sophomore after initially receiving a scholarship offer from Ohio State as a freshman … the No. 1 player in the state was rated as the No. 3 guard in the nation (Scout), the No. 2 guard by Rivals and the No. 6 guard by ESPN … overall, Meyers was listed as the No. 54 player by 247Sports, No. 55 by Rivals and No. 57 by Scout … the U.S. Army All-American was a first-team Associated Press Division II all-state pick as a
junior and senior and helped coach Steven Channell’s Miamisburg teams to a 34-12 four-year record and four state playoff appearances … included was a 9-2 season in 2015 and a 10-3 season in 2016 that included a deep playoff run to the regional championship game … named first-team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference four times … is the first offensive lineman to be named player of the year by Ohio high school sports publication JJ Huddle.

Personal: Myers’ family is full of athletes: his mother, Julie, is in the University of Dayton athletics hall of fame as a basketball player; his father, Brad, was an offensive lineman at the University of Kentucky
between 1984-87; and his brother, Zach, capped his career as a Kentucky Wildcat in 2016.