Redshirt freshman RB Evan Pryor flashes potential in Ohio State spring game with impressive TD run
We didn’t see much of freshman running back Evan Pryor during the 2021 season but that might change this fall. In his second year in Columbus, he looks capable of playing a pretty big role in the Buckeyes offense.
Pryor earned cheers from the crowd in the second quarter of the spring game on Saturday, slicing up the defense for a 22-yard touchdown run. It was one of the more impressive runs of the afternoon.
— Ohio State on BTN (@OhioStateOnBTN) April 16, 2022
TreVeyon Henderson will still be the primary back for Ohio State this season, but there’s a spot for the backup role available heading into 2022. So far, both Pryor and Miyan Williams have shown potential to fill that void.
Pryor appeared in just 4 games for the Buckeyes last year, maintaining his redshirt status. He totaled 21 carries for 98 yards and a touchdown in limited action. He also caught 2 passes for 8 yards.
Pryor’s most productive outing was in a 54-7 win over Indiana in Bloomington, taking 11 carries for 48 yards. He scored his lone touchdown in a 59-7 victory over Akron, finishing the day with 35 yards on the ground.
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