58 Joshua Alabi

Joshua Alabi Ohio State
usaUnited States
Detroit, MI
High School
Cass Tech
Past Teams
Ohio State
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Pronunciation: AL-uh-bee

Major: Family Resource Management (2017-19), Undeclared (2016)

Weight: 305 (2018-19), 300 (2017-18), 295 (2015-16)

2019 Media Guide: Fifth-year senior Joshua Alabi is now in his third season on offense after initially playing along the defensive line … he is one of the most experienced offensive linemen on the team and has seen action in 24 games, including a start at left tackle in the Rose Bowl win over Washington when regular starter Thayer Munford was injured … Alabi also logged a career-high 86 snaps on offense in the win over Maryland and totaled 393 snaps as a junior in 2018 while playing in all 14 games to earn his second Varsity O letter … expect him to see considerable action for the Buckeyes in 2019 if not hold down a starting position.

2018 Media Guide: Joshua Alabi is a fourth-year junior who is vying for playing time along the offensive line … in his second full season as an offensive lineman … he is coming off a 2017 season that saw him play in 10 games and earn his first Varsity O letter … most of his action came on special teams, but he did have double-digit snaps on offense in six games, including career bests of 44 plays vs. UNLV and 41 vs. Illinois … Alabi spent a week in Quepos, Costa Rica, in May as part of an athletic department community service initiative to engage local youth in sports-related and life skills activities.

2017 Media Guide: Joshua Alabi is in his third season with the football program … after red-shirting the 2015 season as a true freshman, he played in five games in 2016 along the defensive line … he made the move to offensive line for the 2017 spring drills and received positive reviews from his teammates for his play throughout spring.

2016 Media Guide: Joshua Alabi is in his second season with the football program … he red-shirted the 2015 season as a true freshman and is exploring majors.

2015 Media Guide: Joshua Alabi was rated as the No. 1 defensive line prospect in the state of Michigan by Scout and a Top 30 strong side end by both Rivals (No. 26) and 247Sports (No. 30).

High School: Alabi, along with teammate Mike Weber and current Buckeye Damon Webb, gives Ohio State three recruits in the past two years from the prominent Cass Tech program that has won a state
title in 2012 and back-to-back Detroit Public School League championships in 2013 and 2014 … Alabi has started along the defensive line since his sophomore season when Cass Tech made the state championship game … he accumulated more than 100 tackles in his career … was also an accomplished offensive lineman who helped his team rush for over 3,000 yards in 2014 … was named Division 1-2 first-team All-State in 2014 as well as Detroit News all-metro, Public School League all-city, PrepStar all-Midwest Region and a member of MLive’s 2014 Dream Team.

Personal: Called a “quiet giant” by his mother, Felicia Jones … father is Charles Alabi.



SeasonTeamGGSFRDef TD
2016Ohio State5010
2017Ohio State10000
2018Ohio State14100


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2016Ohio State5022000000100000
2017Ohio State10000000000000000
2018Ohio State14100000000000000