- United States
- Tarboro, NC
- High School
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2013, 2014, 2015
Major: Sociology (2015), Undeclared (2013-14)
Weight: 260 (2014-15), 237 (2013)
2015 Media Guide: Tyquan Lewis is vying to start at one defensive end position in 2015 … a third-year sophomore who lettered last season, Lewis spent considerable time practicing as a No. 1 defensive end along the line this spring.
2014: Lewis played in all 15 games for the College Football Playoff national champions … his 224 plays
included 201 snaps on the defensive line with the rest special team’s appearances … had a personal-best 36 plays vs. Illinois and had 35 vs. Kent State … was called on for 25 snaps along the defensive line in the national title game vs. Oregon … he had nine tackles on the season, including 2.5 tackles-for-loss (8 yards) and a quarterback hurry.
2014 Media Guide: Tyquan Lewis red-shirted the 2013 season as a true freshman … he’s put on approximately 25 pounds of muscle since enrolling.
High School: Tyquan Lewis, one of five from this class who enrolled at Ohio State in January, is a four-star defensive end prospect (Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) from Tarboro, N.C., and Tarboro High School … a Top 25 defensive end who comes from a tremendous program at Tarboro … the Vikings, coached by Jeff Craddock, won three consecutive North Carolina Class 2A state championships and had won 21 consecutive games before falling in the 2012 state championship to East Lincoln … Lewis was injured in the title game but still played and earned defensive player of the game honors … he finished his senior season with 13 sacks and was named to the Associated Press all-state team … he had 12 sacks among his 63 tackles as a junior.
Personal: Is the son of Tyronda Whitaker, and a proud big brother to three younger brothers: Kenai, Tylie and Christian.
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