Ohio State Overview: Sean Nuernberger is in his second year as Ohio State's kicker and he's already set 10 records, including three Big Ten Conference marks ... he handled all field goals and extra points for the Buckeyes in 2014 as a true freshman and earned his first Varsity O letter ... he is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in business administration.
2014 Season (Freshman): Nuernberger set 10 Ohio State (seven) and Big Ten (three) records as a freshman place kicker for the College Football Playoff national champions ... his Big Ten marks were 128 points in a season, 89 extra points and 49 extra points in Big Ten play ... his school marks included his total points and extra point made figures, consecutive extra points (89), extra-point attempts & percentage (89 and 1.000, respectively), career extra point percentage, and extra points in a bowl game (six) ... had a long field goal of 49 yards at Penn State ... his field goal attempts included an 8-of-10 showing in field goals between 20-29 yards and a 5-of-10 effort from 40-49 yards ... his four multi-field goal games included makes from 22 and 21 yards in the win over No. 1 Alabama in the CFB playoff semifinal Sugar Bowl game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
More on Sean: Sean Nuernberger is one of six from his recruiting class who enrolled at Ohio State in January 2014 ... he committed to the Buckeyes after spending three days at the Ohio State kicking camp and receiving an offer during the summer of 2013 ... he was rated among the Top 10 kicking prospects nationally by all the recruiting services ... a two-time Kentucky first-team all-state kicker as chosen by the Louisville Courier-Journal, Nuernberger connected on 13 of 20 field goal tries, 21 of 23 extra points and he averaged 42.3 yards per punts as a senior for coach Matt Brown ... five of his "missed" field goals were the result of blocked kicks ... he connected on an Oldham County school-record 57-yard field goal vs. Louisville Ballard ... made seven of 12 field goals with a long of 46 yards and 29 of 32 extra points as a junior ... is the son of Michelle and Kia Nuernberger ... father played basketball for Germany in the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympic Games after a standout career at Southern Illinois ... led the Salukis in assists and free throw percentage for three years (1986-89) and was first-team all-Missouri Valley Conference in 1989 after leading the Salukis in scoring (16. 4 ppg) and to a 25-win season.
SEAN NUERNBERGER'S KICKING STATS