Former Ohio State offensive lineman Malcolm Pridgeon signed with the Houston Texans Ã‚Â as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft Saturday night.
Pridgeon performed in all 28 Ohio State video games over the previous two seasons, beginning each sport at guard in 2018 and main all gamers with 1,170 snaps from scrimmage.
Regardless of an offense that set an Ohio State file with 561 passing makes an attempt this previous 12 months, Pridgeon and the Buckeye offensive line allowed the third- fewest sacks within the Large Ten.
Following two seasons at taking part in sort out at Nassau Group Faculty after highschool, Pridgeon turned simply the second junior faculty switch to signal with Ohio State below former head coach City Meyer.
A knee damage compelled Pridgeon to redshirt his first 12 months at Ohio State, and he principally performed particular groups the next season, however he received the beginning left guard spot earlier than the beginning of the 2018 season.
Regardless of not being invited to the NFL mix, PridgeonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 6-foot-7, 310-pound body and expertise at a number of positions will give him an opportunity to earn a spot on an NFL staff.
Pridgeon is certainly one of 4 offensive lineman to signal with NFL groups, together with guard-turned-center Michael Jordan and sort out Isaiah Prince, who had been each drafted.