Ohio State Overview: Matthew Burrell is a sophomore in eligibility for the 2017 season and is a third-year member of the team ... he has played in 13 games and is a Varsity O letterwinner who is majoring in human development and family studies.
2016 Season (Freshman): After red-shirting the 2015 season, Bowen played in all 13 games for the Buckeyes ... he played extensive series on offense vs. Bowling Green, Rutgers, Nebraska and Maryland.
More on Matthew: A Virginia all-state offensive lineman, Burrell was considered a Top 10 offensive line prospect in the class of 2015 with 4-star classification by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... he was a Top 100 player nationally overall as a member of the ESPN 300 (No. 94) and he also earned high overall rankings from 247Sports (No. 105) with Rivals and Scout each listing him among their top 175 players ... he was the No. 1 offensive line prospect in his region with Top 10 lineman rankings nationally by 247Sports (No. 7) and Rivals (No. 9), and with a No. 12 ranking by Scout ... Burrell spent his first two high school seasons at Chancellor before transferring to Hylton for the 2013 and 2014 seasons ... he played for coach Tony Lilly at Hylton and helped his team to 10-2 and 9-2 records in 2013 and 2014, respectively ... a member of the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team, Burrell attended The Opening in the summer of 2014 at the Nike World Headquarters ... he is the son of Nicky and Matt Burrell Sr.
Draft Day: Denzel Ward