Justin Boren
Justin  Boren


Pickerington, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 320


Buckeye Bits: returning starter at left guard ... plays with punishing physical technique ... earned a starting job in his first season after transferring to Ohio State

2009 (Junior): first team all-Big Ten ... started 11 games at left guard ... missed the New Mexico State contest with a heel injury ... Jim Parker lineman of week: Navy ... first-year letterwinner

2008 (Transfer): did not see varsity action sitting out his transfer year ... scout team workhorse: Purdue

2007 (Michigan): all-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches and media) ... started all 13 games, the first eight contests at center and the final five games at left guard ... made first career start at center vs. Appalachian State

2006 (Michigan): earned first varsity letter ... played in five games and made one starting assignment at right guard ... became the fourth true freshman in modern times at UM to start along the offensive line, starting at right guard vs. Northwestern, joining Bubba Paris, Tom Dixon and Dean Dingman as true freshmen to start along the offensive line

High School: graded out at 98 percent on blocking assignments during both junior and senior seasons ... played defensive end, recording 15 tackles, three sacks and a pass break up ... during junior season, posted 36 tackles, two sacks, and one tackle for loss at defensive end ... earned all-state, all-county, and all-Ohio Capital Conference honors ... received the Touchdown Club of Columbus All-State award as a senior ... Parade All-America ... U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Personal: son of Mike and Hope Boren ... dad played football (1980-83) and mom ran track at Michigan ... younger brother Zach is a Buckeye fullback ... majoring in criminology