Draft Profile: QB Justin Fields, Ohio St.

Steve Johnson

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Pos. QB
Ht. 6’3″
Wt. 228
Class: 3JR
College. Ohio St.
DOB: 3/5/99

Stats/Accolades/History:
2018: 12 games (at Georgia). 27/39 (69.2), 328 yards, 4 TDs
2019: 14 games. 238/354 (67.2), 3,273 yards, 41 TDs, 3 ints
2020:
Misc. Stats: 179 att, 750 yards, 14 TDs; 1 rec, -10 yards

Accolades. 2018 SEC Champion, 2019 Big Ten Champion, 2019 Big Ten Championship MVP, 2019 Big Ten Quarterback of the Year, 2019 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, 2019 Second-team All-American, 2019 Davey O’Brien Award Finalist, 2019 Third Place Heisman trophy

Injury History. Bothered by a knee injury in 2019.

History. Five-star recruit from Kennesaw, GA. Was a two-year starter at Harrison High School. Attended the Elite 11 quarterback competition, where he was named the MVP. Was a part of the Netflix series “QB1”. Also excelled at baseball. Originally committed to Penn St, before signing with Georgia. Saw action in 12 games backing up Jake Fromm at Georgia, before transferring to Ohio St. Hired attorney Thomas Mars, and was eventually granted a waiver to play immediately.

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Draft Projection: 1st Round Pick

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