Malcolm Pridgeon would have most popular to listen to his title known as within the 2019 NFL Draft. The Ohio State offensive lineman will get the following smartest thing, although, as he signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Houston Texans shortly after the completion of the draft.
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Pridgeon didn’t have a 247Sports activities Composite rating popping out of Central Islip Senior Excessive Faculty in New York. He attended Nassau Neighborhood Faculty and was rated a four-star prospect and the third-best offensive sort out of the junior faculty recruiting class in 2016. He dedicated to Ohio State and spent three 12 months seasons with the Buckeyes.
Right here is extra on Pridgeon from his bio on OhioStateBuckeyes.com:
Ohio State Overview: Malcolm Pridgeon performed in each sport for the Buckeyes through the 2017 and 2018 seasons when the workforce received back-to-back Huge Ten Convention championships and had bowl sport victories over No. eight USC within the 2018 Cotton Bowl and No. 9 Washington within the 2019 Rose Bowl Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ Pridgeon began all 14 video games in 2018 and led all gamers in snaps from scrimmage with 1,170 Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he and the road ranked third within the Huge Ten in fewest sacks allowed in 2018, a season wherein the offense had a school-record 561 passing makes an attempt Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ Pridgeon red-shirted the 2016 season with the Buckeyes after injuring a knee in fall camp, after which performed in all 14 video games in 2017, totally on particular groups Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he graduated along with his diploma in human growth and household science in December 2018 Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ on the time of his signing his nationwide letter of intent with Ohio State in early 2016, he was solely the third junior faculty prospect to signal a nationwide letter of intent with Ohio State within the final 11 years and the second by coach City Meyer.
Extra on Malcolm: Pridgeon performed two seasons at Nassau Neighborhood Faculty, in Backyard Metropolis, N.Y., underneath coach Joe Osovet, after a highschool profession at Central Islip (N.Y.) Excessive Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he was thought of the highest junior faculty offensive sort out within the nation by JuCo Soccer Scouting Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he had a 5-star rating from Scout and 4-star rankings by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports activities Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he was listed because the No. three junior faculty offensive sort out by each 247Sports activities and ESPN and he was rated among the many High 5 gamers general, together with No. Four by Scout, No 5 by 247Sports activities and No. 5 on the ESPN JC50 Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ a two-year all-Northeast Soccer Convention performer at Nassau, Pridgeon was a first-team NJCAA All-American in 2015 Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he helped Nassau to a 10-Zero season in 2014 with the workforce ending sixth nationally and defeating Scottsdale JuCo within the Valley of the Solar Bowl sport Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he was second team-all New York state as a senior at Central Islip H.S. and was rated as a 4-star prospect Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ he performed for coach Joe Taormina Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ a nice highschool basketball participant, as effectively, and made the 2014 Class AA all state-tournament workforce Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ additionally competed in monitor and area Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ Pridgeon is the son of Peggy White and the late James Earl Pridgeon.
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In Houston, Pridgeon will be part of fellow undrafted free agent Johnnie Dixon, who signed with the Texans shortly after the draft as effectively, and former Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby who signed with the workforce this offseason.