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Jacob Slade

Jacob Slade

DEFENSIVE LINE :: 6-3.5 :: 272
Lewis Center, OH :: Olentangy HS

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First-team Division 1 all-state selection as an offensive lineman by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association . . . also named a first-team All-Central District and Columbus Dispatch All-Metro honoree . . . named Ohio Capital Conference (Buckeye Division) Co-Defensive Player of the Year . . . ranked one of the top players in the state of Ohio by 247Sports (No. 34), (No. 47) and (No. 60) . . . listed as one of best defensive tackle prospects in Ohio by (No. 5) . . . rated one of the best defensive tackles in the nation by (No. 93) . . . named one of the top 150 players in the Midwest by . . . played for Coach Mark Solis at Olentangy High School . . . helped lead Olentangy to the Region 2 semifinals and an 8-4 record his senior season after recording 73 tackles, including 13 for losses with two sacks . . . led the Braves with eight sacks and had 53 tackles overall as a junior in 2016 to earn second-team All-Ohio Capital Conference honors . . . son of Rick and Sharon Slade . . . born Feb. 23, 2000 . . . twin brother of Zach Slade, who also signed his National Letter of Intent with Michigan State . . . plans to major in engineering . . . attends the same high school as current Spartan redshirt freshman offensive tackle Luke Campbell.

Dantonio on Jacob Slade: "Jacob is a very athletic player with a high motor. He uses his hands extremely well and plays with great energy and attention to detail. He was very well coached in high school and displayed good leadership qualities."

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