Football

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Pat Elflein

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 300

Position:
OL

Pat Elflein

04/02/2013

Saturday is Student Appreciation Day

Busses will shuttle students to the Woody from the RPAC and Ohio Union starting at 9:45 a.m.

03/28/2013

30 Buckeyes Named OSU Scholar-Athletes

The scholars were all part of Ohio State's unbeaten, 12-0 2012 season

03/22/2013

News and Notes From The Trenches

The offensive and defensive line positions have flip-flopped from 2012 in terms of experience

03/19/2013

Buckeyes in pads for first time in 2013

The team held its third of 15 practices this spring in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center

03/04/2013

Ohio State Spring Football Set to Kick Off

Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices

Ohio State Overview: Pat Elflein is expected to start at one guard position for the Buckeyes in 2014 ... he is the only player outside of Taylor Decker slated to start on the offensive line ... that's a testament to Elflein's fine play against Michigan and Michigan State last year and his season-long work as a back-up lineman ... he is majoring in communications.

2013 Season: Elflein was a reserve lineman as a red-shirt freshman and played in all 14 games to earn his first Varsity O letter ... he played 57 snaps on offense in Ohio State's overwhelming win over Florida A&M and then had several series worth of offensive snaps vs. Penn State and Purdue before being called in to play three quarters against Michigan ... his play against the Wolverines in the one-point win earned him the start in the Big Ten championship game vs. Michigan State ... he played every snap vs. the Spartans.

2012 Season: A foot injury kept Elflein on the sidelines for much of the 2012 season and he ended up red-shirting as a true freshman.

More on Pat: Elflein is exploring majors ... he didn't wrestle with his decision about which school to attend once he received a scholarship offer from Ohio State ... as a result, the Buckeyes' recruiting class secured two of the 2011 Associated Press first-team Division I all-state offensive linemen: Elflein and Jacoby Boren, from cross-town school Pickerington Central ... in Elflein, the No. 22 offensive guard prospect in the nation by ESPNU and the No. 31 guard by Scout.com, the Buckeyes got a rock solid worker, someone who spent his high school summers pouring and breaking up concrete ... a four-year football letterman and a two-time football team captain, Elflein earned 12 letters in his high school career, four each in the sports of football, wrestling and track and field ... he was named in football to all-Ohio Capital Conference, all-Central District and to the Dispatch's all-Metro teams ... he was the 2011 wrestler of the year in the OCC and was a state and national qualifier ... an older brother, Matt, played linebacker for Ohio Dominican ... the boys are the sons of Lisa and Kenneth Elflein.

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