Jeff Heuerman
Jeff  Heuerman


Naples, FL

High School:
Barron Collier

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255



Jacob Jarvis receives game ball after UC game

14-year-old with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and his brother, Noah, were honorary captains


Spring Game Postgame Quotes

Scarlet 31, Gray 14


Spring Spotlight: Jeff Heuerman

Q&A with the junior tight end


No. 10: Catching up with the Receivers

Players on the receiving (and blocking) end of things met with the media after practice


Ohio State Spring Football Set to Kick Off

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


Ohio State vs. Michigan

Photos from the latest chapter in the greatest rivalry in all of sports, Ohio State-Michigan.


Ohio State vs. Indiana

The Buckeyes and Hoosiers square off at the Shoe as the Buckeyes look to clinch the East Division of the Big Ten.


Ohio State vs. Indiana (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Indiana (USATSI)


Orange Bowl 2014: Ohio State vs. Clemson

USATSI Gallery


Ohio State vs. Michigan State

Ohio State vs. Michigan State

2014 Season: Voted co-captain by his teammates ... second team All-Big Ten selection ... Mackey Award midseason watch list ... started 14 of 15 games for the National Champion Buckeyes ... caught 17 passes for 207 yards and 2 TDs ... season-high 5 catches for 74 yards and 1 TD in the win over Indiana, including a season-long 32-yarder ... recorded three catches for 38 yards in the Cincinnati win ... recorded three catches and a TD catch at Penn State.

2013 Season: Heuerman led all Ohio State receivers by averaging 17.9 yards per reception with 26 receptions for 466 yards and four touchdowns ... he was named the Mackey Award national player of the week following the Purdue win when he tied a career-high with five receptions for a career-best 116 receiving yards and with a long reception of 40 yards ... he also had four first downs on the day ... his 116 receiving yards were the most by an Ohio State tight end in 30 years, or since John Frank had 123 vs. Michigan in 1983 ... Heuerman also had touchdown receptions this season vs. Florida A&M, a 22-yarder over the middle vs. Michigan and a 57-yarder vs. Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl ... he was named honorable mention all-Big Ten Conference by both the coaches and the media.

2012 Season: Heuerman started nine times and played in all 12 games for the undefeated, No. 3 ranked Buckeyes ... had eight receptions on the year, including his first collegiate touchdown, an 18-yard score vs. Nebraska to give Ohio State a 21-17 lead in a game it would win, 63-38 ... also caught a 35-yard pass against the Cornhuskers for the first multi-reception game of his career ... his biggest catch of the year wasn't even a catch, statistically; rather, it was an undefeated-season-saving two-point conversion reception that allowed the Buckeyes to tie Purdue, 22-all, and send the game into overtime.

2011 Season: Heuerman played and lettered as a true freshman in 2011 after enrolling at Ohio State in January of that year and competing in spring drills ... he played in 10 games and made his first collegiate catch in the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl against Florida, a 25-yard gain.

More on Jeff: Heuerman's love of all things sports includes hunting and fishing, and he often tweets and instagrams photos of him on or in the water (including one where he was holding a 200-pound Tarpon) or in the fields early in the morning preparing to hunt ... before his football prowess came to be realized, Heuerman was an outstanding hockey player on the junior circuit ... he played the sport for eight years, even spending one year living in Detroit with his grandfather and playing for the select Detroit Compuware team ... he first played football as a ninth grader and by the time he was a senior he was a team captain for Coach Mark Ivey's Barron Collier H.S. Cougars ... earned all-conference, all-area and all-district honors as a senior ... his teams won 3 district 3A titles in four years ... is the son of Melissa and Paul Heuerman ... has two younger brothers: Mike and Matt.