1987 Ohio State Football Roster

1987 Roster

#PlayerPositionBirthdayHometownHigh SchoolHeightWeight
1Lance PriceCB, TB2/4/1967Toledo, OHScott6'1"190
2Bernard EdwardsFL2/24/1969Ft. Myers, FLFt. Myers6'5"195
3Sean BellDB, FS, ST12/25/1965Middletown, OHMiddletown6'2"195
4Wes SiegenthalerSE10/6/1967Massillon, OHWashington6'0"172
5Everett RossFL, SE3/6/1966Columbus, OHEastmoor5'11"188
6Pat O’MorrowK10/24/1967Radford, VARadford5'11"180
7Vinnie ClarkCB1/22/1969Cincinnati, OHCAPE6'1"193
8Bobby OliveFL4/22/1969Atlanta, GADouglass6'1"165
8Mark SmithP11/16/1967Canton, OHMcKinley6'2"215
9Mike MortonK3/25/1965Worthington, OHWorthington6'2"196
10Derek IsamanILB, OLB4/3/1967Fremont, OHRoss6'3"220
11Bill MatlockFB, ST4/22/1967Columbus, OHBeechcroft5'9"220
13Scott PowellH, OLB, QB, TE2/19/1966North Canton, OHHoover6'4"221
14Eric KumerowOLB4/17/1965River Forest, ILOak Park6'6"250
15Greg FreyQB1/29/1968Cincinnati, OHSt. Xavier6'2"195
16Mike ChanceyOLB, QB4/21/1968Syracuse, OHMeigs6'4"245
17John WagonerFL, QB, ST, SS6/01/1968High Point, NCAndrews6'3"207
18Gary CliftFL, QB, SE12/12/1965Brunswick, OHBrunswick6'2"195
19Tom TupaP, QB2/6/1966Brecksville, OHBrecksville6'5"216
19Joe CanestraroCB-Steubenville, OHCatholic Central6'0"192
20Dwight SmithCB, S, ST9/1/1966Middletown, OHMiddletown5'11"180
21Zack DumasCB, ST, SS3/14/1968Deptford, NJDeptford6'2"192
22Tony CupeCB, WR4/24/1968Columbus, OHSouth6'0"190
23Jason WarnerSS-Marion, OHPleasant6'1"180
24Tim RutledgeCB, ST2/5/1969Youngstown, OHEast6'1"190
25Carlos SnowTB10/24/1968Cincinnati, OHCAPE5'9"200
26Nate HarrisFL5/15/1965Akron, OHCentral-Hower5'11"180
26Brian TuffinCB-Shaker Heights, OHShaker Heights6'0"202
27David BrownCB, S7/7/1966Utica, NYNotre Dame6'0"182
28John SpencerFB11/20/1968St. Clairsville, OHSt. Clairsville6'0"215
30Dedrick HowardOLB11/26/1966Middletown, OHMiddletown6'3"222
32Tom AnderzackOLB, ST12/29/1965Toledo, OHCentral Catholic6'3"212
33Steve GresockFB3/5/1962Boardman, OHBoardman5'10"220
35Scottie GrahamFB3/28/1969Long Beach, NYLong Beach5'10"220
36Chris SpielmanILB10/11/1965Massillon, OHWashington6'2"236
37William WhiteCB2/19/1966Lima, OHLima Senior5'10"192
38Chris BoddieFB12/26/1967Toronto, ONYork Memorial Institute6'2"240
39Tyrone HarrisonFB, ILB5/4/1969Highland Park, NJHighland Park6'2"235
29Greg RoganCB-Urbana, OHUrbana5'10"187
41Jaymes BryantTB6/18/1967Harrisburg, PABishop McDevitt6'0"215
42Vince WorkmanFL, TB5/9/1967Dublin, OHDublin5'11"195
43Ceroy RobinsonCB5/16/1968Bethesda, MDChevy Chase5'10"185
44Tony ClossonILB9/11/1968Delphos, OHJefferson5'11"233
44George CooperFB12/8/1964Wyandanch, NYWyandanch6'2"246
46Jim PeelST, SS4/15/1968Beaver Falls, PABlackhawk5'11"190
47Tony FenstermakerFL-Powell, OHOlentangy6'2"185
47Ray JacksonCB, SS1/11/1965Akron, OHCentral-Hower6'0"190
48Mark “Bo” PeliniFS12/13/1967Youngstown, OHCardinal Mooney6'2"195
49Andy GurdILB3/27/1969Chagrin Falls, OHKenston6'3"230
50Jeff DavidsonOG, OT10/03/1967Westerville, OHNorth6'6"300
51Greg ZackeroffOG4/15/1966Warren, OHHarding6'5"265
52Tom MooreC, LS, ST2/19/1966Orrville, OHOrrville6'3"227
54Pat ThomasNG6/6/1966Centerville, OHCenterville6'1"260
56Orlondo CraigILB7/12/1967Detroit, MIMackenzie6'1"215
57John SullivanILB10/27/1965Timberlake, OHLake Catholic6'0"237
58Tom SchollC-Columbus, OHWatterson6'1"220
61Ken VollC, OG6/15/1968Lakewood, OHLakewood6'3"270
62Tony MooreDT, OT1/30/1968Amherst, OHSteele6'4"296
62Dan HirneiseC10/1/1966Marion, OHPleasant6'3"290
62Charlie KeenanNG, OLB, ST10/2/1966Steubenville, OHSteubenville6'2"220
63Roy NicholsOG, OT1/9/1969Jeannette, PAJeannette6'5"295
64Mike KuriC, LS6/10/1967Martins Ferry, OHMartins Ferry6'5"275
65Erik GrimmOG8/23/1968Sisterville, WVSisterville6'4"260
66Paul LongC, DT4/9/1969Highland Heights, OHMayfield6'5"282
66Karl ColesDT, OG2/23/1967Gahanna, OHLincoln6'5"295
67Mike SullivanILB, NG, ST10/27/1965Timberlake, OHLake Catholic6'0"241
68Jeff UhlenhakeC, OG1/28/1966Newark, OHNewark Catholic6'4"270
69Jay ShafferOT11/17/1964Lakeside, OHBoardman6'7"288
70Steve FranceOG, OT12/27/1966Lancaster, PACatholic6'5"275
71Mike HuddlestonC, OG12/30/1968Wooster, OHWooster6'5"285
72Henry BrownDT, OT1/27/1965New York, NYAndrew Jackson6'4"262
73Jeff KuczekOG10/11/1967Boardman, OHBoardman6'4"254
74Tim MoxleyOT3/6/1967Barnesville, OHBarnesville6'7"310
75John PetersonOG3/20/1968Middletown, OHMiddletown6'4"292
76Dan BeattyC, DT9/18/1967East Liverpool, OHEast Liverpool6'4"285
77Jim DavidsonC, DT, OG, OLB12/8/1965Westerville, OHWesterville North6'5"245
78Mick ShoafOT3/10/1969Orwell, OHGrand Valley6'6"285
79Joe StaysniakOT12/08/1966Elyria, OHMidview6'5"290
81Tom LeaseILB8/31/1969Kenton, OHKenton6'5"230
82Jay KochFL, OLB, ST, TE2/9/1969Cincinnati, OHPurcell Marian6'2"220
83Frank HoakST, TE5/1/1966Richeyville, PABeth Center6'2"222
85Jim PalmerTE9/5/1966Loudonville, OHLoudonville6'5"250
86Gary LickovitchTE10/28/1966Solon, OHSolon6'3"245
87Rich HuffmanST, TE11/21/1967Salem, OHSalem6'3"240
88Alex HigdonST, TE9/9/1966Cincinnati, OHPrinceton6'5"251
89Jeff EllisTE03/04/1968Louisville, KYMale6'4"250
90Fred RidderDT, ILB, NG9/29/1965Eaton, OHEaton6'2"230
91Brian BenioILB3/2/1968Roswell, GARoswell6'2"230
92Ken ColemanNG5/24/1968Dayton, OHMeadowdale6'2"260
93Derek MacCreadyDT5/4/1967Montreal, QCLachine6'5"265
95John KacherskiDT, NG, OLB6/27/1967Riverhead, NYMilford Academy6'3"240
96Srecko ZizakovicDE, DT, OLB8/13/1966Weston, ONWeston Collegiate6'5"250
98Mike ShowalterDT6/3/1968Bay Village, OHBay Village6'4"272
99Michael McCrayOLB6/23/1965Dayton, OHDunbar6'3"230

Coaching Staff:

Head Coach: Earle Bruce

Defensive Coordinator: Gary Blackney

Quarterbacks & Wide Receivers: Tom Lichtenberg

Running Backs: Lenny Willis

Interior Offensive Line: Steve Devine

Tackles & Tight Ends: Bob Palcic

Outside Linebackers: Fred Pagac

Inside Linebackers: Bill Conley

Defensive Line: Randy Hart

Defensive Backs: Chuck Heater