Goins, Hubbard also among 40 OSU Scholar-Athletes honored last Monday
Ohio State will suit up 14 college graduates for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
J.K. Dobbins second team; Parris Campbell and Isaiah Prince third team; 11 Buckeyes honored
Trio headlines a 14-honoree day for the Buckeyes; Offensive all-Big Ten honors announced Wednesday
Junior DE had 2.5 sacks in Saturday’s win at Michigan
The Buckeyes host the Rebels for the first time in program history.
For the first time, the Buckeyes host the Black Knights at Ohio Stadium
The Buckeyes open up the 2017 campaign in Bloomington with a Big Ten clash with the Hoosiers.
Ohio State meets Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl/College Football Playoff Semifinal
The Buckeyes welcome the Cornhuskers to Ohio Stadium for a Top-10 Showdown.
Honors & Awards
2017: Associated Press, USA Today and ESPN “All Bowl” team, Second-team All-Big Ten (coaches & media), Academic All-Big Ten
2016: First-team Academic All-American, Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches & media), Academic All-Big Ten, OSU Scholar-Athlete
2015: Freshman All-American (USA Today), Academic All-Big Ten, OSU Scholar-Athlete
2014: OSU Scholar-Athlete
Notable: Hubbard is the 30th first-team Academic All-American for the football program and the third in two years. Center Jacoby Boren and kicker Jack Willoughby were first-team Academic All-Americans in 2015.
More on Sam: Hubbard was a first-team Associated Press Division I all-state safety in 2013 and was rated by Scout as the No. 1 player in the state of Ohio and a five-star recruit. Scout also ranked him the No. 2 OLB prospect in the nation and had high overall rankings by Scout (No. 29) and Rivals (No. 124) and was the No. 9 athlete by 247Sports. He led Archbishop Moeller to consecutive Division I state championships as a junior and senior. Was an outstanding lacrosse player who was committed to playing lacrosse at Notre Dame before choosing to be a Buckeye. First noticed by Urban Meyer at Moeller High School when he was playing dodgeball. Is the son of Amy and Jim Hubbard.
HUBBARD’S CAREER HIGHS
Interceptions: 1, Maryland, Oct 10, 2015
Tackles: 6, 4 times
Sacks: 2.5, at Michigan, Nov 25, 2017 (2-1)
Tackles for loss: 3.5, vs. USC, Dec. 29, 2017 (3.5-18)
Fumbles forced: 1, Michigan State, Nov 21, 2015; at Michigan, Nov 25, 2017; at Rutgers, Sep 30, 2017
Fumbles recovered: 1, Penn State, Oct 17, 2015; Hawai’i, Sep 12, 2015