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Position
Cornerback
Height
6'2
Weight
205
Class
Graduate Student
Hometown
Orlando, Fla.
High School
Jones HS
Previous School
Ohio State
Experience
TR

Graduate transfer from Ohio State where he started at cornerback in the CFP National Championship Game against Alabama in 2020 … Two-year starter at cornerback for the Buckeyes … Appeared in 36 games at Ohio State with 14 starts … 43 career tackles and a pair of interceptions … Earned third-team preseason All-America honors and named to the Thorpe Award and Nagurski Trophy Watch Lists in 2021 … Graduated with a degree in communications from Ohio State.

SENIOR SEASON (2021 at Ohio State)
Played in 8 games, starting 5 times … Missed first two game of year and final 3 games of season with an injury … Recorded 8 total tackles and a pair of pass breakups.

JUNIOR SEASON (2020 at Ohio State)
Started all 8 games at cornerback … Season-high 7 tackles against Alabama in CFP National Championship Game … Led Ohio State with 7 pass breakups and a total of 8 passes defended … Against Clemson in CFP Semifinals, intercepted a pass on the Tigers’ final drive of the game … Earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019 at Ohio State)
Appeared in all 14 games for the Big Ten Champion Buckeyes … Recorded 11 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and an interception … Helped team to a 13-1 overall mark and to an appearance in the CFP Semifinals … Intercepted first career pass in win over Northwestern … Season-high 2 tackles in wins over Florida Atlantic and Rutgers … First career start came against Rutgers.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018 at Ohio State)
Appeared in 6 games as a true freshman … Recorded 1 tackle (vs. Maryland) … Returned a punt 33 yards vs. Michigan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Listed at No. 58 in the ESPN 300 … Rated with four stars by ESPN and 247Sports … Invited to play in the Under Armour All-American Game … A consensus top-25 ranked cornerback by all major recruiting services … Missed his junior season with an injury but returned as a senior for head coach Elijah Williams … Played as a freshman and sophomore at Orlando First Academy before transferring to Jones … Participated in “The Opening” in Beaverton, Oregon.

PERSONAL
Parents are Andrea Tate and Raymond Banks … Older brother, Marcell Harris, played safety at Florida and is now in his fifth year in the NFL … Spent first four seasons with the 49ers and is now with the New York Jets.
Sevyn Banks’ Career Highs (at Ohio State)
Tackles: 7 vs. Alabama, 2021 CFP National Championship Game
Interceptions: 1, 2x (Last: vs. Clemson, 2021 CFP Semifinals; First: vs. Northwestern, 2019)

 

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