Ohio State Overview: Evan Lisle is a fourth-year junior competing for playing time along the offensive line … he experienced his first collegiate action in 2015, playing in all 13 games for the Buckeyes and earning his first Varsity O letter … he was in on offense for 36 plays from scrimmage, including a high of 16 plays vs. Rutgers … played special teams in every game and totaled 116 plays for the season, a total that was second-most among reserve offensive linemen … Lisle red-shirted the 2013 season as a true freshman and did not see any action in 2014 … he earned OSU Scholar-Athlete status in 2013-14 and is majoring in family resource management.
More on Evan: Lisle was one of the first five prospects to commit to the 2013 Ohio State recruiting class, doing so on Feb. 28, 2012 … he was a member of the ESPN 150 (No. 106) and rated as a Top 5 player in Ohio by ESPN, Scout and 247Sports … also regarded as the top offensive lineman in the state and a Top 10 prospect nationally by Scout, Rivals, 247Sports and ESPN … was a consensus four-star player (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and a special mention Associated Press Division I all-state honoree in 2012 … only Ohioan named to the 2012 USA Today All-America team … played for coach Ron Ullery at Centerville, which went 6-4 in 2012 … selected for the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which he referred to as an honor for his family … father, Steve, went to West Point and brother, Nick, is in the Army … Mom’s name is Marcy … Centerville also has produced Ohio State standouts Michael Bennett, A.J. Hawk, Mike Nugent and ESPN’s No. 1 college football analyst, Kirk Herbstreit.
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