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Mike Weber
Mike  Weber

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Cass Tech

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 214

Position:
RB

11/13/2017

Mike Weber Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

Weber led a 335-yard ground attack against Michigan State with 162 yards and two touchdowns

07/20/2017

Mike Weber Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

The third-year sophomore was only third Ohio State freshman to top 1,000 yards rushing

12/14/2016

2016 Ohio State Football All-American Tracker

Stay up to date on the Buckeyes as All-American lists are released

12/12/2016

More First-Team All-America Honors for Elflein, Hooker & Samuel

Elflein & Hooker have been named to seven first teams; Samuel is now on two

11/30/2016

Barrett, Elflein, Weber Earn Big Ten Offensive Honors

Four Buckeyes earn first team All-Big Ten honors on the offensive side of the ball; six total honored

12/31/2016

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson

Ohio State meets Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl/College Football Playoff Semifinal

11/26/2016

No. 2 Ohio State 30, No. 3 Michigan 27

The Buckeyes defeat Michigan, on November 26, 2016.

11/12/2016

No. 5 Ohio State at Maryland

The Buckeyes travel to College Park to take on the Maryland Terrapins.

11/05/2016

No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Nebraska

The Buckeyes welcome the Cornhuskers to Ohio Stadium for a Top-10 Showdown.

10/21/2016

No. 2 Ohio State at Penn State

The Buckeyes travel to Penn State to take on the Nittany Lions in a primetime B1G matchup.

Overview: Mike Weber is coming off a fine freshman campaign last season and 2017 spring drills and expectations are high for this third-year sophomore … he’ll lead a young running back corps that is still inexperienced and features just one other letterwinner on the roster (sophomore Demario McCall) … Weber was named a freshman All-American in 2016 after he rushed for 1,096 yards in his rookie season and caught 23 passes out of the backfield, for 91 yards … is majoring in sociology.

Notable: Weber became just the third Ohio State freshman to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season, joining Robert Smith (1,126 yards in 1990) and Maurice Clarett (1,237 yards in 2002).

Honors and Awards:
2016: Big Ten Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year; Freshman All-American (ESPN and Football Writers Association of America), Second-team All-Big Ten Conference (coaches and media)

2016 Season (Freshman): After red-shirting the 2015 season as a true freshman, Weber took over at running back and played in and started all 13 games for the Buckeyes … he rushed for 1,096 yards, averaged 6.0 yards per carry, scored nine touchdowns and led all freshmen in the Big Ten with 84.3 rushing yards per contest … Weber racked up a career-best 144 yards on the ground against Rutgers, including one score, and was named Big Ten freshman of the week … also earned Big Ten freshman of the week honors after a 111-yard effort in the 17-16 win on the road at Michigan State that included one score and a career-long rush of 52 yards … had multi-touchdown games against Indiana and Northwestern … topped 100 yards rushing – 136 – in his first collegiate game, vs. Bowling Green.

More on Mike: Weber came to Ohio State a consensus 4-star prospect who rushed for 2,268 yards and 29 touchdowns as a senior in 2014 despite missing three games for coach Thomas Wilcher’s state semifinalist squad … he averaged 10.1 yards per carry and Wilcher called him the best back in the Detroit Public School League in the last 30 years … was considered a Top 100 player nationally, with high overall rankings of No. 69 by Scout, No. 71 by Rivals, No. 80 by 247Sports and with a 140 rank on the ESPN 300 … considered the No. 1 player in the state of Michigan (Scout) and considered a Top 10 running back nationally by Rivals (No. 8), Scout (No. 9) and 247Sports (No. 9) … a first-team Associated Press all-state honoree as a senior and was twice named the Proud Strong Learner of the Week in the DPSL … rushed for a state record 404 yards and five touchdowns in a regional championship win over Clinton Township Chippewa Valley … rushed for 890 yards and 13 touchdowns in Cass Tech’s four-game run through the state playoffs in 2014 … a finalist for the Michigan state player of the year award and a co-recipient of the Detroit player of the year award … a U.S. Army All-American … parents are Toni and Mike Weber Sr.

WEBER'S CAREER STATS

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WEBER'S 2016 GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING
2016

Game Att. Yards TD
Bowling Green 19 136 0
Tulsa 17 92 1
at Oklahoma 18 123 0
Rutgers 14 144 1
Indiana 15 71 2
at Wisconsin 11 46 0
at Penn State 21 71 0
Northwestern 14 87 2
Nebraska 11 72 1
at Maryland 12 93 0
at Michigan State 14 111 1
Michigan 11 26 1
Clemson 35 24 0

WEBER'S 2016 GAME-BY-GAME RECEIVING
2016

Game Att. Yards TD
Bowling Green 0 0 0
Tulsa 1 0 0
at Oklahoma 1 6 0
Rutgers 1 3 0
Indiana 3 10 0
at Wisconsin 0 0 0
at Penn State 8 36 0
Northwestern 3 20 0
Nebraska 1 15 0
at Maryland 0 0 0
at Michigan State 0 0 0
Michigan 2 -3 0
Clemson 3 4 0