Buckeye Bits: Heads into the spring listed as the backup at right guard behind Ben Person ... showed maturity for a freshman that has OSU coaches eager to see his skills in game situations ... powerful run blocker ... ranked No. 1 academically in his high school graduating class.
2006 (Redshirt): Spent the season on the scout team but improved in all areas of his game.
High School: A two-year starter and graded out at 95-percent efficiency ... selected to play in the Big 33 Game ... captain, all-league, all-county, all-district and All-Ohio ... helped lead Glenville to the regional finals the last two years ... lettered three years in both football and track.
Personal: Son of Robert and Valerie Browning.
Elflein Takes Home 2016 Rimington Trophy