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Ohio HS Football '19: Medium School Defensive Backs (Div. III-IV)
Key names to know Fridays this fall.
Player, School, Ht, Wt, Graduating Class
* Nick Woodyard, East Liverpool, 6-2, 165 (2020)2018 Ohio HS Football Statewide Postseason Brackets
First team OPSWA Division IV All-Ohio. Had 119 tackles, two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Doubles as an offensive threat who hauled in 43 passes for 489 yards and six touchdowns. Also returned a punt for a touchdown. * Deshawn Jones, East (Akron), 5-11, 175 (2020)
First team All-Northeast Lakes District. Three-star prospect (247sports.com) holds 16 offers including Michigan, Penn State, Minnesota, Indiana and Rutgers. Has committed to Cincinnati. * Brice Parks, Jackson, 5-10, 180 (2020)
First team OPSWA Division III All-Ohio. * Bo Buttermore, Granville, 5-8, 160 (2020)
First team OPSWA Division III All-Ohio. Had four interceptions and four fumble recoveries.
2018 Ohio HS Football Statewide Statistics* Syquee Womack, Centennial (Columbus), 5-10, 180 (2021)
Third team OPSWA Division III All-Ohio. Had 47 tackles and five interceptions. As a receiver caught 15 passes for 387 yards. * Josh Evans, Bloom-Carroll (Carroll), 6-0, 175 (2020)
First team All-Central Lakes District. * Adrian Brown, Struthers, 6-0, 160 (2020)
Third team OPSWA Division IV All-Ohio.2018 Ohio HS Football Pictures
* Sammy Anderson, Trotwood-Madison, 6-2, 180 (2020)
First team All-Southwest District. * Dylan Naylor, Keystone (La Grange), 5-9, 190 (2020)
First team All-Northeast Lakes District. Had 95 tackles and three interceptions. * Delshawn Petrosky, Chaney (Youngstown), 5-11, 175 (2021)
First team All-Northeast Inland District. Had 45 tackles and four interceptions (returned two for touchdowns). Scored six touchdowns on offense. Holds offer from Youngstown State.