Ohio Football welcomes nine additions to the 2022 roster

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ATHENS, Ohio—Ohio’s football program has added nine student-athletes to its 2022 roster, as head coach announced Tim Albin.

“We are delighted to welcome these young men into our family,” the head coach said. Tim Albin. “These student-athletes greatly enhance our short and long-term roster and I look forward to seeing the positive impact they will have on our team for years to come.”

Cornerback Austin Brawley (Massillon, Ohio), offensive lineman Jacob Denison (Mansfield, Ohio), quarterback Parker Navaro (Tempe, Arizona), wide receiver Sam Wiglusz (Brecksville, Ohio) and security Adonis Williams Jr. (South Euclid, Ohio) joined the 2022 team. Walk-ons include linebacker CJ Hankins (Lakewood, Ohio), wide receiver Ryan McDole (Cincinnati, Ohio), wide receiver Will Futhey (Waverly City, Ohio) and tight end Michael Molnar (Mason, Ohio).


BC | 5-10 | 175 | Massillon, Ohio | Massillon-Washington

Before Ohio: Was on the Massillon Washington High School football team for four years, lettering three times…Run track for two years, earning two letters…Appeared in 41 games, ending high school career with 1,082 yards rushing reception, 10 blocked kicks, five forced fumbles and 160 tackles… Earned First Team All-Ohio, Academic All-Ohio and First Team All-Ohio honors in 2021… Named 2021 North Defensive Player of the Year -east of the interior as well as WHBC All-County Defense and Offense… Won the Bob Commings Hardnose Award and Mayor of Massillon Student of the Year.

Personal: Born March 9, 2004…Son of Libby and Monnie…Has three younger siblings: Luke, Greyden and Lincoln…His mother played football and basketball and Ursuline College…Favorite athlete is Jarvis Landry and he is a sports fan from Cleveland… Likes to save money, build Legos and play fantasy football in his spare time… Majors in finance.


OL | 6-5 | 298 | Mansfield, Ohio | Lexington

Before Ohio: Transferred from Jacksonville State University… Attended Lexington High School, where he played football as well as track and field… Captain of the 2019 football team, winning first team All-MNS, the Second Team All-District and Honorable Mention All-Ohio… Named 2018 Second Team All-MNS and Honorable Mention All-OCC.

Personal: Born June 25, 2001…Son of Mark and Jen…Has one sister, Caitlin…In his spare time, you’ll find him fishing or gambling…Participating in student council, 4H and jazz band…Honors roll 2018-20…Favorite Team is the Cleveland Browns and favorite athlete is Myles Garrett…Major in criminal justice…Wants to be a high school football detective and coach.


WR | 6-5 | 200 | City of Waverly, Ohio | vaguely


LB | 5-11 | 225 | Lakewood, Ohio | St. Edward

Before Ohio: Transferred from Brown… Attended St. Edward High School, earning three varsity letters for football and two for track and field… Captain of 2020 team, earning Ohio Area first-team honors and first-team all-conference… Named second-team all-region in 2019… 2018 Division I champions… Recorded 304 career tackles, setting the school record.

Personal: Born May 10, 2002…Son of Matt…Has one brother, Tyrese, and two sisters, Peyton and Kylee…Enjoys lifting weights and playing golf in his spare time…Class President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes…Graduated academic honors 2018-20…TJ Watt is his favorite athlete…His favorite teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Guardians…Major in management and hopes to work in sports.


WR | 6-4 | 200 | Cincinnati, Ohio | Turpin

Before Ohio: Was a tri-sport athlete at Turpin High School…Captain 2021 football team…Named Offensive Player of the Year…First Team All-Conference…First Team All-City…Second Team All-District…Establish the school record in receptions.

Personal: Born December 5, 2003…Son of Paul and Margie…Has one brother, Tanner, and one sister, Morgan…Favorite athlete is Joe Burrow and his favorite team is the Bengals…Likes lifting weights in his spare time… Specializes in business and finance.


AND | 6-3 | 215 | Mason, Ohio | Mason

Before Ohio: Attended Mason High School…Played football for four years, earning two letters…Earned two basketball letters in three years…Earned baseball letter…Named All-GMC…Won honors from all states, all regions and all conferences… The Mason Football team qualified for the GMC Championship his junior year.

Personal: Born May 25, 2003…Son of Leslie and Tim…Has a twin sister, Rachael, who also attends Ohio…His father played football in Muskigum…Favorite athlete is Bo Jackson…Favorite teams are the Browns and the Guardians…Enjoys drawing and hanging out with his pets in his free time…Made on the honor roll for all four years at Mason High School…Major in exercise physiology with intent to own a gym or becoming a firefighter.


QB | 6-0 | 198 | Temple, AZ | View of the desert

Before Ohio: Transferred from UCF… Played football, volleyball and ran track at Desert Vista High School… Was captain of the football team from 2018-2020.

Personal: Born November 16, 2001…Son of Joel and Kimberly…Has one brother, Henley, and one sister, Jillian…His father played football in New Mexico State…Favorite athlete is Drew Brees and he is a fan New Orleans Saints and St. Louis Cardinals… Enjoys fishing, golf, reading and spending time with friends and family… Majoring in Health Sciences.


WR | 5-11 | 185 | Breckville, Ohio | Breckville

Before Ohio: Transferred from Ohio State, where he played in 13 games…Named 2021 Academic All-Big 10…Earned three letters in football at Brecksville High School…Captain of 2017 team…finished high school career with 37 touchdowns and 3,129 yards… Named second-team All-Ohio… Cleveland.com All-Star… Set school record for single-season yards in 2017 (1,432)… Also listed in baseball, basketball and athletics.

Personal: Born July 29, 1999…Son of Tony and Kate…Has two sisters, Hallie and Lilly…Dad played baseball in Akron and mom played softball in Florida Southern…Favorite athletes are Cooper Kupp and Lebron James…Fan Cleveland Sports… Majoring in Marketing with a minor in Economics.


S | 6-2 | 200 | South Euclid, Ohio | Cleveland Heights

Before Ohio: Transferred from Naval Academy Prep School, where he played four games… Previously, he played at Cleveland Heights High School, where he also ran track.

Personal: Born January 9, 2003… Has two brothers, Marius and Jason, and one sister, Iyahnna… Favorite athlete is Grant Delpit and his favorite team is the Cleveland Browns… Majors in accounting and hopes to play professional football or work for the CIA or FBI.


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