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@OhioFootball’s Pruehs Named To Rimington Trophy Watch List

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:26:00 EDT

ATHENS, Ohio — Ohio senior center Jake Pruehs (North Olmstead, Ohio) was named to the 2017 Rimington Trophy watch list announced the organization Monday.



@OhioFootball Lands 12 On Athlon Sports Preseason All-MAC Squads

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:16:00 EDT

ATHENS, Ohio – Twelve members of the Ohio football team earned Preseason All-Mid-American Conference honors by Athlon Sports announced the publication Monday.



Ohio Auctions Off Original Black Football Jerseys

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:42:00 EDT

ATHENS, Ohio — The Ohio athletic department is auctioning off a piece of its football history.



@OhioFootball’s Sayles Signs With LA Rams

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:57:00 EDT

ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio football defensive lineman Casey Sayles (Omaha, Neb.) signed a free agent contract with the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams Saturday. Sayles is the third Bobcat who will get his shot in the NFL this season as Tarell Basham and Blair Brown were taken in the NFL draft earlier this week.



@OhioFootball’s Brown Chosen As 148 Overall Pick By Jacksonville Jaguars At 2017 NFL Draft

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:33:00 EDT

ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio Bobcat Linebacker Blair Brown (Moreno Valley, Calif.) was chosen by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the No. 148th overall pick in the 2017 National Football League Draft Saturday. Brown was the fourth pick of the fifth round and was the seventh Mid-American Conference Player drafted.



@OhioFootball’s Basham Chosen As 80th Overall Pick By Indianapolis At 2017 NFL Draft

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:43:00 EDT

ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio Bobcat defensive end Tarell Basham (Rocky Mount, Va.) was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts as the No. 80 overall pick in the 2017 National Football League Draft Friday. Basham was the 16th pick of the third round and the third Mid-American Conference player drafted.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - TE/Specialists

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:12:00 EDT

Ohio’s tight end group and special teams group lost just one member for each unit so the core of the players will return for another year under assistant coach Brian Haines. RS senior Troy Mangen was the top tight end target for the Bobcats last season, catching 15 passes for 142 yards and scoring one touchdown while starting in all 14 games.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Defensive Backs

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:05:00 EDT

Ohio’s defensive back group returns all but one member from a year ago, however with only two seniors and one junior in the group expect to see some younger players on the field in the fall.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Defensive Line

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:47:00 EDT

Arguably one of the deepest positions for the Ohio football team in 2016, the Bobcats and new position coach Pete Germano will have some holes to fill with the departure of MAC Defensive Player of the Year Tarell Basham, defensive lineman Casey Sayles, Tom Strobel and defensive end Kurt Laseak.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Wide Receivers

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:03:00 EDT

There is no question that the losses of Jordan Reid and Sebastian Smith will create some big shoes to fill in the Ohio wide receivers corps. Both are capable of being drafted in the late rounds or signed as free agents in the NFL. But, the man who helped them get to that position isn’t going anywhere. Dwayne Dixon returns with plenty of talent that he can mold, including Elijah Ball and Papi White, who will presumably be at the slot.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Safeties

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:51:00 EDT

Although the Bobcats lost veteran staple Toran Davis from its safety group after 2016, the season produced a new standout in MAC Freshman of the Year Javon Hagan. Hagan entered the starting lineup midway through the season after being a force on special teams.



Canadian Transplant Rourke Getting Used To Life @OhioFootball

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:41:00 EDT

Quarterback Nathan Rourke wasn't done practicing just yet, even if he had just participated in a two-hour practice in front of several hundred Bobcats fans who had come out for Ohio’s spring preview day.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Quarterbacks

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:58:00 EDT

Ohio returns rising redshirt sophomore Quinton Maxwell, who split time with Greg Windham throughout the 2016 season. The two were able to work together well and help the Bobcats win their fourth Mid-American Conference East Division title.



@OhioFootball Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Offensive Line

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:01:00 EDT

The Bobcats return three starters from last year’s offensive line in RS junior guard Durrell Wood, junior center Jake Pruehs and RS sophomore tackle Joe Lowery. Wood leads the group in career starts with 26 while Pruehs is just behind him at 25 career starts. All three returning starters started in all 14 games for Ohio a year ago.



Reid and Smith Put In The Work For Success At Pro Day

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:50:00 EDT

Wide receivers coach Dwayne Dixon was up until 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, working on a hat. Not just any hat, but a captain’s hat, just like the on the TV show Love Boat. He claimed it wasn’t for a special occasion, but it wasn’t just a coincidence that he made it and wore in on Ohio’s Pro Day—the largest in program history.