The scholars were all part of Ohio State's unbeaten, 12-0 2012 season
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Ohio State had its second practice of the spring Thursday; now the team is off until the 19th
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Ohio State Overview: Craig Fada is a true junior who is in his third season with the football program ... he was an invited walk-on to the team during the summer of 2012 ... he has consistently drawn praise from Ohio State coaches for his work ethic and his efforts ... Fada saw action in 11 games during the 2013 season on special teams with a high of 14 plays vs. Florida A&M and 13 vs. Illinois in Big Ten action ... he did not see any game action in 2012 for the undefeated Buckeyes ... he is an Academic All-Big Ten honoree majoring in biology.
More on Craig: Fada played both linebacker and tight end for coach Dan Bjelac's Bishop Watterson Eagles team, finishing with 45 tackles, four sacks and an interception as a senior and being named Central District defensive player of the year ... also earned all-Ohio and all-Ohio Capital Conference honors ... he scored two touchdowns among his seven catches for 143 yards ... in 2010, Bishop Watterson won the Division III Ohio state championship ... Craig's father, Rob, blocked for Dan Marino at Pitt and later went on to have three-year NFL career, spending two years with Chicago and one with Kansas City.