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Damon Webb
Damon  Webb

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich

High School:
Cass Tech

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
SAF

12/17/2017

11 Buckeyes Graduate; 34 Named Academic All-Big Ten

Ohio State will suit up 14 college graduates for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

11/29/2017

J.T., Price, Jamarco and Jordan First-Team All-Big Ten

J.K. Dobbins second team; Parris Campbell and Isaiah Prince third team; 11 Buckeyes honored

11/28/2017

Nick Bosa, Tyquan Lewis & Denzel Ward First-Team All-Big Ten

Trio headlines a 14-honoree day for the Buckeyes; Offensive all-Big Ten honors announced Wednesday

11/29/2016

Tyquan Lewis, Cam Johnston Headline OSU's Big Ten Honorees

Lewis, McMillan, Hooker, Lattimore and Johnston garner first-team honors

12/29/2017

Cotton Bowl Classic - USC vs. Ohio State

No. 5 Ohio State faces No. 8 USC in the 82nd Cotton Bowl Classic in Arlington, Texas

09/16/2017

No. 8 Ohio State vs. Army

For the first time, the Buckeyes host the Black Knights at Ohio Stadium

12/31/2016

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson

Ohio State meets Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl/College Football Playoff Semifinal

11/05/2016

No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Nebraska

The Buckeyes welcome the Cornhuskers to Ohio Stadium for a Top-10 Showdown.

10/24/2015

#1 Ohio State at Rutgers

The Buckeyes travel to Piscataway, NJ for the first time to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on October 24, 2015.

Ohio State Overview: Damon Webb capped his fine four-year career by graduating with his degree in sport industry, starting every game for the Buckeyes the last two seasons – 27 consecutive – and being named the defensive Most Valuable Player in the 2017 Cotton Bowl. In that 24-7 win over USC in the Cotton Bowl, Webb set up one Ohio State touchdown with a fumble recovery and return and he scored a touchdown on a 23-yard interception return. He clearly was a leader in the secondary as a senior as the only returning starter from 2016, and he played like it. He was third on the team in total tackles with 61 and he led the team with five interceptions, a total that ranked second in the Big Ten Conference. He set his career best with nine tackles in back-to-back games against Oklahoma and Army. And for his career he played in 42 games and had 131 tackles, six interceptions and 13 passes defended. He played in eight games in 2014 as a true freshman for the College Football Playoff national champions, and he also was a part of five other championships: two Big Ten championships (2014 and 2017), Sugar Bowl (a 2014 win over Alabama), Fiesta Bowl (2015 win over Notre Dame) and the 2017 Cotton Bowl. Webb played cornerback for two seasons before moving to safety in 2016. He is majoring in sport industry.

Honors and Awards
2017: Graduated in December (sport industry), Cotton Bowl Defensive MVP, Associated Press, USA Today and ESPN "All-Bowl" team, third-team all-Big Ten Conference
2016: Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches)

More on Damon: Webb was one of the top players coming out of the state of Michigan in 2013, an Associated Press Division I-II all-state pick and the state co-player of the year. He also was considered one of the Top 50 players nationally, with a ranking of No. 40 overall by Rivals with Scout (No. 42) and 247Sports (No. 43) concurring and ESPN rating Webb No. 58 on its ESPN 300. Was named the top defensive back in the nation at the U.S. Army All-America awards banquet. He helped Cass Tech, coached by Thomas Wilcher, to the Detroit Public School League city title and to a state semifinal appearance in 2013. As a junior in 2012 he helped Cass Tech win a second consecutive state title. He is the son of Stephanie and Damon Webb Sr.

WEBB'S CAREER HIGHS
Interceptions: 1, 6 times
Long interception return: 47, Michigan State, Nov 11, 2017
Tackles: 9, at Iowa, Nov 04, 2017 (7-2); Army, Sep 16, 2017 (6-3); Oklahoma, Sept 9, 2017 (7-2)
Tackles for loss: 1.5, at Michigan State, Nov 19, 2016 (1-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, Rutgers, Oct 18, 2014
Fumbles recovered: 2, Oklahoma, Sept 9, 2017; USC, Dec. 29, 2017
Pass breakups: 2, Illinois, Nov 18, 2017

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