The scholars were all part of Ohio State's unbeaten, 12-0 2012 season
A total of 37 Ohio State football players, each with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA were honored Wednesday evening at the Ohio Union
Ohio State Overview: Nik Sarac is a valuable member of the Ohio State football program and an individual who coaches comment about publicly for his contributions ... Sarac has only played in two games as a Buckeye - games last year vs. Florida A&M and Penn State - but he impacts the team because of his great effort during practices, by taking care of his business off the field and by being a fine student-athlete ... the 2014 season will be the true senior Sarac's fourth with the team after initially walking on in the fall of 2011 ... an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in exercise science.
More on Nik: Sarac played three seasons of football at St. Ignatius for coach Chuck Kyle ... team was the 2008 Ohio state champion ... also lettered three years in track and field ... achieved black belt status in Tae Kwon Do in middle school, but has not been involved with the discipline for some time now ... is the son of Judy and Tim Sarac ... has an older sister, Rebecca, and a younger brother, Ben.
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