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Ohio State offensive lineman Malcolm Pridgeon signed as a free agent by Houston Texans

Another Buckeye lineman finds an NFL home.

NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio State’s offensive line had its ups and downs in 2018. While they kept first-year starting quarterback Dwayne Haskins secure in a clean pocket for most of the season, they often struggled in run-blocking. Despite the inconsistencies, the Buckeyes have had a number of o-linemen picked up by teams over the NFL Draft weekend.

The latest is Malcolm Pridgeon who was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Texas, according to Dan Hope.

Pridgeon played in every game for the Buckeyes over his final two seasons in Columbus, including starting all 14 contests in the 2018 campaign. He was primarily a special teams contributor in 2017, after red-shirting due to a knee injury in 2016.

Standing 6-foot-7 and weighing 310 pounds, he has the size to fit into an offensive line rotation. He will need to improve his technique to stick in the league longterm, but he has the physical ability to make it happen.

Land-Grant Holy Land will have much more on Booker and all of the newly signed and selected Buckeyes throughout the rest of the week.