Ohio State football reveals jersey numbers for summer enrollees

Joey Kaufman
The Columbus Dispatch

A couple of weeks before the start of preseason training camp, Ohio State updated its roster, revealing the jersey numbers for freshmen who joined the program earlier this summer.

The update also included changes among returning players such as cornerback Denzel Burke, who is switching from No. 29 to No. 5, a number worn last season by another defender in Marcus Williamson.

Ohio State Buckeyes commits Kenyatta Jackson, Sonny Styles and Omari Abor watch the spring football game at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on April 16, 2022.

Below is a list of the new uniform numbers, including the rest of the Buckeyes’ freshman class.

4 Jakailin Johnson (from No. 32)

5 Denzel Burke (from No. 29)

5 Dallan Hayden

7 Jordan Hancock (from No. 13)

13 Kaleb Brown

13 Cameron Martinez (from No. 10)

14 Kojo Antwi

17 Mitchell Melton (from No. 20)

20 Sonny Styles

23 Omari Abor

67 Tegra Tshabola

72 Avery Henry

75 Carson Hinzman

93 Hero Kanu

97 Kenyatta Jackson 

Joey Kaufman covers Ohio State football for The Columbus Dispatch. Contact him at or on Twitter @joeyrkaufman.

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