Bolingbrook High School
Ohio State Overview
2016 Season (Freshman): Redshirted.
Overview: Tuff Borland enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January 2016 and participated in the team's 2016 spring drills ... he came to Ohio State as a 4-star outside linebacker prospect by both 247Sports and Scout ... he was a two-time all-state selection who starred for Bolingbrook teams that advanced to Illinois state playoffs four consecutive years under the direction of coach John Ivlow ... Borland recorded 165 tackles as a senior and was named all-state by the Chicago Tribune, all-SW Suburban Blue and the Voyager Media defensive player of the year ... he had 152 tackles as a junior and was an IHSFCA 8A and Chicago Tribune all-state selection ... rated a Top 20 linebacker prospect by Scout (No. 18) and 247Sports (No. 20) ... also played baseball and basketball for two years ... is the son of Jeny and Kyle Borland.