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Jacoby Boren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington Central

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 285

Position:
OL

Jacoby  Boren

03/28/2013

30 Buckeyes Named OSU Scholar-Athletes

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

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/22/2013

News and Notes From The Trenches

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

03/04/2013

Ohio State Spring Football Set to Kick Off

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

09/03/2012

No. 18 Ohio State Welcomes Central Florida in Week 2

Buckeyes and Knights meet for the first time; fans are asked to wear Scarlet or Gray!

Ohio State Overview: Jacoby Boren is an extremely intelligent young man of high character who has played in 31 games and started 15 times … he is one tough and physical football player on the practice and playing fields … he enters his senior season on the “watch list” for the 2015 Rimington Trophy … Boren has been the first player taken during winter conditioning team “drafts” twice, an honor that rewards the team’s most accountable, toughest and competitive leaders … Boren is outstanding academically as well, earning second-team Academic All-America honors in December 2014 … he is a two-time Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar in (2014 and 2015) for having a grade point average above 3.70 for the prior academic years … the sustainable plant systems major is also a two-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree and a four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete … Jacoby is the third Boren brother to earn an Ohio State Varsity O letter (the brothers have earned a total of eight, so far), after Zach, a three-year starter between 2009-12 who graduated in 2013, and Justin, a two-year starter (2009-10).

2014 Season (Junior): For the second consecutive season, Boren played in every game -- all 15 -- and was the team's starting center in each contest ... he continued to display the typical toughness of a Boren, battling through shoulder and ankle issues to log more than 1,000 offensive plays from scrimmage for the season (1,016) ... his play along the line helped the Buckeyes set school records for points scored (672), touchdowns (90), passing yards (3,707) and passing touchdowns (42) while the team also finished eighth nationally in rushing with over 268 yards per game ... he was named a CoSIDA Academic All-American to become the 49th Buckeye to be so honored and the first since Brian Robiskie in 2008 ... awarded his second Varsity O letter.

2013 Season (Sophomore): Boren played in all 14 games as the backup center to first-team all-Big Ten center and NFL Draft pick Corey Linsley ... he played a career-high 57 plays in the season opener vs. Buffalo and added stints of 49 plays (vs. Florida A&M) and 34 vs. San Diego State and Purdue, respectively ... for the season, he took part in 198 offensive plays from scrimmage and played in six games while earning his first Varsity O letter.

2012 Season (Freshman): Boren enrolled at Ohio State in January 2012 and went through part of spring drills before having shoulder surgery ... he came back in the fall and played well enough to back up Linsley at the center position ... he played in two games: 14 plays from scrimmage vs. Miami and 23 vs. Illinois.

More on Jacoby: During the winter months Boren plows snow in the evenings and late into the night on campus as part of his family's business ... in high school he earned first-team Division I Ohio all-state honors by the Associated Press as a senior after leading Central, coached by Jay Sharrett, to the first Division I state championship game in school history and an 11-3 record in 2011 ... Boren was a two-way player on a team that lost its first two games of the season, but then won 11 consecutive games before losing in the state championship game to Cleveland St. Ignatius ... was rated the No. 37 offensive guard in the country by Rivals.com and No. 41 by ESPNU ... also rated as the No. 37 player in the six-state Midwest region by SuperPrep ... a four-year letterwinner, a three-time all-Ohio Capital Conference first-team performer, an all-central district honoree and a member of the Columbus Dispatch 2011 all-Metro team ... is the son of Mike and Hope Boren, both of whom were student-athletes at Michigan ... Mike finished his football career at Michigan in 1983 as the second-leading tackler in school history with 332 tackles, a total that still ranks sixth all-time in school history ... Hope competed in track and field.

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