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Zach Slade

Zach Slade

DEFENSIVE LINE :: 6-3.5 :: 243
Lewis Center, OH :: Olentangy HS

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Two-time Ohio Capital Conference (Buckeye Division) First Team selection (2016, 2017) . . . second-team Division 1 all-state selection by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association and first-team All-Central District honoree as a senior . . . also named to the Columbus Dispatch All-Metro Second Team . . . ranked one of the top players in the state of Ohio by (No. 52) and 247Sports (No. 90) . . . 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 . . . led the Braves in tackles for loss (17) and sacks (5) in 2017 to go along with 53 tackles overall . . . as a junior, named first-team All-Ohio Capital Conference (Buckeye Division) and second-team All-Central District after recording 62 tackles, including 16 tackles for loss and four sacks, while also rushing for six touchdowns . . . son of Rick and Sharon Slade . . . born Feb. 23, 2000 . . . twin brother of Jacob Slade, who also signed his National Letter of Intent with Michigan State . . . plans to major in kinesiology . . . attends the same high school as current Spartan redshirt freshman offensive tackle Luke Campbell.

Dantonio on Zach Slade: "Zach is a high motor defensive end and uses his hands well, just like his brother Jacob. He's firm around the line of scrimmage and plays well at the point of attack. He really plays with great effort."

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