Connor Smith
Connor  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Colerain

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 313

Position:
OL

12/14/2013

Forty Current and Former Ohio State Student-Athletes to Earn Degrees Sunday

List includes representatives from 22 programs

Buckeye Bits: veteran offensive lineman who continues to enhance his contributions to the Buckeyes ... will look to be a leader of that group as a senior ... working at left guard during spring drills

2009 (Junior): spent the most time at guard for the Rose Bowl champions ... third-year letterwinner

2008 (Sophomore): reserve offensive lineman who provided quality depth at guard ... missed the Northwestern and Illinois games with injury ... second-year letterman

2007 (Freshman): got his first taste of collegiate action at right guard ... also played on special teams ... first-year letterman

2006 (Redshirt): spent the season learning the system and contributing as a member of the scout team ... impressed coaches with his athletic ability.

High School: the 2005 Gatorade Ohio Player of the Year ... Ohio North-South All-Star selection ... helped lead Colerain to a 15-0 record and the 2004 Ohio Division I state championship ... Greater Miami Conference 2005 Offensive Player of the Year ... selected for the U.S. Army All-America Bowl ... 130 knockdowns as a senior and graded 92 percent ... first team all-Ohio 2004 and 2005 ... 2006 Parade All-America

Personal: son of Joe and Marcy Smith ... father was a four-year letterman on the offensive line for the Buckeyes from 1979-82 and was his position coach in high school ... younger brother Spencer is a fullback for the Buckeyes ... has two sisters ... family resource management major