Ohio State Buckeyes Football Feature: OL Josh Fryar meets with Media to talk Indiana, new “O” line and playing 3 games in State of Indiana

By Danielle Daniels

Josh Fryar (photo by Stuart Mason)

Josh Fryar Ohio State OL 8 30 2023 at Indiana Week 1 .mp3



  • Position:
    Offensive Line
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  • Hometown:
    Beech Grove, Ind.
  • Last School:
    Beech Grove
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Twitter: @joshfryar2
Instagram: @fryar_

Ohio State Overview
• Josh is in his fourth season with the program, is a two-time Varsity O letterwinner and has three seasons of eligibility, including an extra year if he so chooses because of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic
• Competing to become a starting tackle after playing in 25 games the past two years including all 13 in 2022
• Started his first game last year vs. Indiana, at right tackle
• Has played 312 snaps on offense the past two years, including 224 in 2022 with highs of 65 snaps vs. Indiana and 63 vs. Michigan
• After red-shirting the 2020 season, he played in 12 games in 2021 and earned his first varsity letter
• Played 88 snaps on offense and 177 total snaps, including special teams
• Earned OSU Scholar-Athlete status as a freshman
• Is majoring in communications

Honors & Awards
2020: OSU Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State
• The No. 1 overall player in the state of Indiana who was a three-star prospect and a top-15 rated offensive guard nationally
• Selected to play in the All-American Bowl
• His versatility allows him to play any position along the offensive line
• A three-sport athlete who played on Beech Grove’s basketball team and also competed in track and field
• First team All-Marion County as a senior for head coach Mark Weller
• Is the son of Jamie and Jeff Fryar