13 Rashod Berry

Rashod Berry Ohio State
usaUnited States
Lorain, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Post-OSU Update: Rashod Berry was not selected in the 2020 NFL Draft, but he was picked up by the New England Patriots. He was on and off the practice squad and active roster in 2020, playing linebacker and special teams. Berry recorded one tackle in three regular season games with the Pats. In 2021, he played five games with the Lions, making three tackles. (updated: Feb. 2024)

Jersey #: 38 (2018-19), 13 (2016-17), 24 (2015)

Major: Family Resource Management (2017-19)

Weight: 255 (2019), 259 (2018), 260 (2017), 252 (2016), 245 (2015)

2019 Media Guide: Athletic and physical Rashod Berry returns for his fifth-year senior season with the Buckeyes … he is one of the key tight ends on the roster for Ohio State and is coming off a 2018 season that saw him earn four starts and catch nine passes for 78 yards and two touchdowns … Berry is a veteran of 38 games played with the Buckeyes and has 15 career catches for 178 yards and four touchdowns … Berry caught whttps://www.buckeyerosters.com/player/binjimen-victor/hat proved to be the winning touchdown pass in the Rose Bowl, a 1-yarder from Dwayne Haskins … he also scored a touchdown off a 6-yard reception in the season opener against Oregon State … by far, though, Berry’s biggest catch of the 2018 season came in overtime against Maryland, an 11-yard reception on fourth down that extended an OSU touchdown drive in the 52-51 victory … the win over Maryland was needed and, coupled with Ohio State’s victory a week later over Michigan, clinched a Big Ten championship game berth for the Buckeyes … Berry has the third-most TD receptions on the team, behind only K.J. Hill and Binjimen Victor.

2018 Media Guide: Rashod Berry will be one of the key tight ends on the roster for Ohio State in 2018 … he is the most experienced tight end, with three times as many game snaps in 2017 as anyone else on the roster and participation in all 14 games … he ranked second among tight ends last year with six receptions for 100 yards and two touchdowns … he broke multiple tackles to score his first collegiate touchdown, vs. UNLV, a 38-yard score from quarterback Dwayne Haskins … had three receptions for 57 yards against the Rebels … also had a 16-yard touchdown reception in the win over Nebraska … earned “champion” honors from the Ohio State coaches following the Michigan State game.

2017 Media Guide: Rashod Berry has transformed from a 235-pound tight end into a 260-pound defensive end for the Buckeyes … he played tight end as a true freshman during his red-shirt year of 2015, and then switched to defense last season … he earned his first varsity letter last season.

2016 Media Guide: Rashod Berry practiced as a tight end during his red-shirt true freshman campaign in 2015, but moved to the defensive line and practiced as an end this past spring … he is exploring majors.

High School: Rashod Berry was a two-time Associated Press all-state honoree, including first-team Division I honors in 2014 … helped Lorain, under coach Dave McFarland, to a 7-4 season in 2014 and the first state playoff appearance in school history … had 37 receptions for 578 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, plus an additional 11 tackles-for-loss, including six sacks, plus six forced fumbles and an interception on defense … among the Top 40 defensive ends in the nation, Berry had
national positional rankings of No. 20 by Rivals, No. 26 by Scout and No. 36 by 247Sports … had 6.5 sacks and earned second-team all-state honors in 2013 for coach Tony Shoulders … also played basketball … adds to the list of Lorain County players to play football at Ohio State, including Raymont Harris and Matt Wilhelm, and current Buckeyes Chase Farris and Tracy Sprinkle.

Personal: His Mother is Lashonda Berry.


SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLostFRDef TD
2016Ohio State1000000000000
2017Ohio State140610016.723801100
2018Ohio State1449788.721500000
2019Ohio State12022010.001600000


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2016Ohio State10074300000000000
2017Ohio State14000000000000000
2018Ohio State14400000000000000
2019Ohio State12000000000000000