Nicholas Petit-Frere



Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 23

Weight: 316 lbs

College: Ohio State




    PRO: The Titans used their third-round selection in the 2022 NFL Draft on offensive lineman Nicholas Petit-Frere. The 6-foot-5-inch, 316-pounder from Ohio State brings strength and athleticism to the position group. A native of Tampa, Fla., Petit-Frere played in 35 games with the Buckeyes and was a member of three consecutive Big Ten Conference championship teams.

    • Petit-Frere was about 270 pounds when he arrived at Ohio State, and it took him a while to get to his current weight around 315 pounds. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he learned how to cook to help him continue his weight progress. He still enjoys cooking to this day, especially a lot of pastas, but says he can cook anything. He really enjoys trying out new recipes.
    • Petit-Frere is trying to learn how to play the piano after playing the cello in middle school.
    • Petit-Frere worked for Metropolitan Ministries in high school and would like to continue to be involved in education and causes to help underprivileged children and victims of domestic violence.

    • The Tampa, Fla., native was selected by the Titans in the third round (69th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft.

    • Played parts of four seasons at Ohio State and saw action in 35 career games with 20 starts. Was a member of three consecutive Big Ten Conference championship teams (2018-20) and was a part of two Ohio State teams that qualified for the College Football Playoffs (2019-2020).

    AS A JUNIOR (2021), named first team All-Big Ten by both the coaches and media after starting all 12 games at left tackle. Earned first-team All-American honors by the Football Writers Association of America and CBS Sports. Helped Ohio State rank No. 1 in the nation in total offense and scoring offense. Was on the 2021 Outland Trophy watch list.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2020), received second-team All-Big Ten honors after starting seven games at right tackle for the eighth-ranked rushing attack in the country. Selected an Ohio State scholar-athlete and named Academic All-Big Ten.

    AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2019), saw action in 13 games with one start at left tackle against Northwestern.

    AS A TRUE FRESHMAN (2018), played in three games as a reserve before being redshirted. Named an Ohio State scholar-athlete.
    • Graduated in the Fall of 2021 with a bachelor's degree in business marketing from Ohio State.

    • Attended Berkeley Prep (Tampa, Fla.) and was the nation's consensus top-ranked offensive tackle prospect with ESPN, Rivals and 247Sport.
    • Was a consensus five-star recruit and one of just three offensive tackles in the 2018 class to receive a five-star designation. Was selected to the Under Armour All-America Game.
    • As a senior (2017), was named a finalist for the Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Trophy Award, given to the top African-American high school football player in the country.
    • As a junior (2016), helped lead the Buccaneers to the Class 3A state semifinals.
    • Also played basketball for three years and participated in track and field as a senior.
    • Was nicknamed The Law Firm in high school.
    • Is the son of Loris Petit-Frere, who is a first-generation American from Haiti.
    • Last name is pronounced puh-TEE FRAIR.
    • Follow Petit-Frere on Twitter at @NicholasPetit.
    • Follow Petit-Frere on Instagram at @nicholas_petitfrere.
    • Born Nicholas Petit-Frere on Sept. 15, 1999 in Port St. Lucie, Fla.