Ohio State Overview: Baron was one of 10 from the 2017 class of recruits to enroll in classes in January and thus take part in spring drills ... he was having a fine camp before incurring a shoulder injury that required surgery ... he is expected to be back at full strength when fall camp opens ... Browning is exploring majors.
More on Barron: Browning was one of the top linebackers in the nation as a senior, a 5-star prospect (Rivals, 247 and Scout) who earned the No. 1 outside linebacker distinction from Rivals, 247Sports and Scout and a No. 2 ranking for OLBs by ESPN ... considered among the Top 10 players in this class by Rivals (No. 9 overall) and had a No. 11 ranking by 247Sports ... named a U.S. Army All-American and a finalist for the 2016 high school Butkus Award as top linebacker ... helped Kennedale, coached by Richard Barrett, to an 11-4 season in 2016 and a spot in the Texas 4A state semifinals for the first time in school history ... was the state's Associated Press 4A defensive player of the year with 81 tackles, 10 TFLs and 10 PBUs ... also named Fort Worth Star Telegram all-area ... the two-time first-team all-state honoree had 74 tackles and eight TFLs as a junior and finished his career with eight forced fumbles ... is the son of DeKisha and Barry Browning ... father was a two-year football letterman at TCU ... brother, Barry Jr., is a Stanford graduate who was a four-year football letterman for the Cardinal between 2007-10
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