Ohio State Overview: Kendall Sheffield enrolled at Ohio State for the start of 2017 spring drills ... he is one of 10 from the 2017 recruiting class who enrolled early and competed with the team this spring ... he is a junior academically and a sophomore in eligibility ... he is majoring in human development and family studies.
More on Kendall: Sheffield was rated as the No. 1 cornerback coming out of junior college by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports, and he was the No. 4 junior college prospect overall by ESPN ... transferred to Ohio State from Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, where he played one season ... in 2016, he played defensive back and returned kicks for Blinn and recorded 31 tackles, two interceptions and 11 pass break-ups, plus he scored touchdowns on both punt and kickoff returns ... Sheffield was a consensus 5-star prospect in the 2015 recruiting class out of Thurgood Marshall High School in Missouri City, Texas ... he signed with Alabama and then redshirted the 2015 season with the Crimson Tide before transferring to Blinn ... as a prepster, he was an Under Armour All-American, an all-USA first-team selection by USA Today and a first-team Associated Press Texas 5A all-state selection in 2014 ... he played for coach James Williams ... was rated the No. 2 cornerback by Scout and No. 3 by ESPN ... overall rankings were as high as No. 9 by Scout and No. 12 on the ESPN 300 ... Sheffield was outstanding as a sprinter, as well, winning the 2014 Texas state 5A 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles championships and repeating as 110-meter champion the next year ... he is the son of Shelia and Cecil Sheffield.
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