Following his verbal commitment to Ohio State in June 2011, Tyvis Powell accepted an athletic scholarship to play for coach Urban Meyer's Buckeyes in the fall of 2012. Powell began his collegiate career as a backup Safety. Powell would appear in all 14 games with five starts as a redshirt freshman in 2013, including a starting appearance at Safety in the Orange Bowl. He would conclude the season with 48 tackles and one interception. As a sophomore in 2014, he started all 15 games, recording 76 tackles and four interceptions. He was named the Defensive MVP of the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship victory over Oregon Ducks after he had a game-high nine tackles. As a junior in 2015, Powell started all 13 games and had 71 tackles and three interceptions. After the season, he entered the 2016 NFL Draft. Tyvis Powell has hand signed this Ohio State Buckeyes 8x10 Photo #23. Certificate of Authenticity Collectibles.