Damon Webb

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Damon Webb

Damon Webb celebrates a touchdown

Vitals

Safety
5-11 195
Senior
Cass Technical High School
Detroit, Michigan

Statistics

2016

Scoring
G TD FG 1XP 2XP Safety Points Points/G
13 1 0 0 0 0 6 0.5
All-Purpose Running
G Rush Recv. Punt Ret. Kick Ret. Int. Ret. Plays Total Yards Yards/Play Yards/G
13 0 0 0 0 36 1 34 34.0 2.6
Interceptions
G Int. Yards TD Int./G
13 1 36 1 0.08
Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
13 32 25 57 4.38
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
13 2.0 9 0.15
Misc. Defense
G Passes Broken Up QB Hurries Fumbles Forced Kicks/Punts Blocked
13 3 0 0 0

2015

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
7 3 7 10 1.43

2014

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
9 3 0 3 0.33
Misc. Defense
G Passes Broken Up QB Hurries Fumbles Forced Kicks/Punts Blocked
9 1 0 1 0

Ohio State Overview

2016 Season (Junior): Honorable mention All-Big Ten … ranked fifth on the team with 53 tackles … returned an INT — the first of his career — 36 yards for Ohio State’s first score in the win over No. 10 Nebraska … career-high eight tackles in the win at Oklahoma … seven stops in the win over Northwestern and again at Michigan State … also had 1.5 TFL and a PBU in the win in East Lansing … had five stops at Maryland … recorded two tackles and one PBU in the win over Bowling Green in his first career start … five tackles in the win over Indiana … two stops at PSU.

2015 Season (Sophomore): Webb played in seven games for the 12-1 Buckeyes and earned his second Varsity O letter … played a career high 36 plays in the season opener at Virginia Tech, including 18 plays on defense as the nickle back … totaled 10 tackles on the season.

2014 Season (Freshman): Webb he played in eight games for the College Football Playoff national champions in 2014 as a true freshman and earned his first Varsity O letter … played in five regular season Big Ten games, including a personal best 35 plays vs. Illinois, a game in which he lined up for a personal-best 21 plays on defense … recorded three tackles on the season plus a pass break-up and a forced fumble.

More on Damon: Webb, the second to commit to this Ohio State class of 2014, was one of the top players coming out of the state of Michigan — he was a 2013 Associated Press Division I-II all-state pick and the state co-player of the year — and was a consensus four-star prospect … 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 … at cornerback, he was ranked as the No. 5 prospect nationally by both Rivals and 247Sports, No. 6 by Scout and No. 8 by ESPN … selected as the No. 2 player in the state by the Detroit News Blue Chip recruit ranking following his senior season … also named the top defensive back in the nation at the U.S. Army All-America awards banquet … helped Cass Tech, coached by Thomas Wilcher, to the Detroit Public School League city title and to a state semifinal appearance in 2013 with seven interceptions, 10 pass breakups, four forced fumbles and 42 tackles … had two punt return touchdowns and seven receiving TDs … as a junior in 2012 helped Cass Tech win a second consecutive state title … transferred to Cass Tech from U-D Jesuit after his sophomore season … first Cass Tech player to sign with Ohio State since Vernon Gholston in 2004 … is the son of Stephanie and Damon Webb Sr.

Recruiting Profile

2014 Class
Rivals: 4-Star #5 CB
Scout: 4-Star #6 CB
247Sports: 4-Star #5 CB
ESPN: 4-Star #7 CB

 

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