Ohio State Overview: Rashod Berry will be one of the key tight ends on the roster for Ohio State in 2018 … he is the most experienced tight end, with three times as many game snaps in 2017 as anyone else on the roster and participation in all 14 games … he ranked second among tight ends last year with six receptions for 100 yards and two touchdowns … he broke multiple tackles to score his first collegiate touchdown, vs. UNLV, a 38-yard score from quarterback Dwayne Haskins … had three receptions for 57 yards against the Rebels … also had a 16-yard touchdown reception in the win over Nebraska … earned “champion” honors from the Ohio State coaches following the Michigan State game … played in 10 games as a red-shirt freshman in 2016 along the defensive line, so is a veteran of 24 Ohio State games … is a two-year Varsity O letterwinner majoring in family resource management.
More on Rashod: Berry came to Ohio State as a two-time Associated Press all-state honoree, including first-team Division I honors in 2014 … he helped Lorain, under coach Dave McFarland, to a 7-4 season in 2014 and the first state playoff appearance in school history … he had 37 receptions for 578 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, plus an additional 11 tackles-for-loss, including six sacks, plus six forced fumbles and an interception on defense … considered among the Top 40 defensive ends in the nation, Berry had national positional rankings of No. 20 by Rivals, No. 26 by Scout and No. 36 by 247Sports … also played basketball … is the son of Lashonda Berry.