1996 Ohio State Football Roster

1996 Roster

#PlayerPositionBirthdayHometownHigh SchoolHeightWeight
17Andy Stamp Ohio StateAndy StampK1/6/1977West Chester, OHLakota6'1"200
1Gary Berry Ohio StateGary BerryDB, FS10/24/1977Columbus, OHDeSales6'0"205
2Ty Howard Ohio StateTy HowardCB, DB11/30/1973Columbus, OHBriggs5'9"175
3Dimitrious Stanley Ohio StateDimitrious StanleyFL, TB9/19/1974Worthington, OHThomas Worthington5'10"181
5Michael Wiley Ohio StateMichael WileyTB1/15/1978Spring Valley, CAMonte Vista6'0"195
6Jimmy Redmond Ohio StateJimmy RedmondWR8/18/1977Lee's Summit, MOBlue Springs South6'0"165
7Joe Germaine Ohio StateJoe GermaineQB11/16/1975Mesa, AZMountain View6'2"205
9Josh Jackson Ohio StateJosh JacksonK6/6/1974Logan, OHLogan5'11"162
9Garrett SheaDB7/11/1977San Jose, CABellarmine Prep5'10"175
10Tom Hoying Ohio StateTom HoyingQB, ST, TE2/9/1975St. Henry, OHSt. Henry6'4"221
11Antoine Winfield Ohio StateAntoine WinfieldCB, ST6/24/1977Akron, OHGarfield5'9"180
12Buster Tillman Ohio StateBuster TillmanSE, WR9/16/1974Steubenville, OHSteubenville6'1"185
13Damon Moore Ohio StateDamon MooreFS, S9/15/1976Fostoria, OHFostoria5'11"200
2Rolland Steele Ohio StateRolland SteeleCB, DB8/18/1977Dublin, OHScioto5'11"160
15Dee Miller Ohio StateDee MillerFL, WR12/4/1975Springfield, OHSouth6'1"200
16Mark Garcia Ohio StateMark GarciaQB5/7/1976Modesto, CAGrace Davis6'4"215
17Percy King Ohio StatePercy KingDB, FS1/31/1977Columbus, OHMarion-Franklin6'4"210
18Che Bryant Ohio StateChe’ BryantDB1/8/1975Canton, OHMcKinley6'1"180
19Heath KnisleyST, SS-New Philadelphia, OHNew Philadelphia6'3"180
19Ahmed Plummer Ohio StateAhmed PlummerCB3/26/1976Wyoming, OHWyoming6'0"193
20Central McClellion Ohio StateCentral McClellionCB, ST, SS9/15/1975Delray, FLBoca Raton Olympia5'11"190
21Charlie Sanders Ohio StateCharlie SandersFB, TB9/22/1976Rochester Hills, MIAdams5'9"215
23Matt Keller Ohio StateMatt KellerFB12/2/1976Mason, OHMoeller6'0"238
24Carmie ElmoreFB, TB-Smithtown, OHDeSales6'2"208
24Shawn Springs Ohio StateShawn SpringsCB, ST3/11/1975Silver Spring, MDSilverbrook5'11"180
25Rob Kelly Ohio StateRob KellyCB, DB, FS, ST, SS6/21/1974Newark, OHNewark Catholic6'2"200
25Jermon Jackson Ohio StateJermon JacksonTB9/20/1975Ironton, OHIronton5'11"205
26Anthony Gwinn Ohio StateAnthony GwinnFS3/30/1975Columbus, OHBrookhaven6'0"190
27Jerry Westbrooks Ohio StateJerry WestbrooksDB, FB, OLB, ST, TB8/27/1977Boca Raton, FLPope John Paul II6'2"235
28Mike Burden Ohio StateMike BurdenDB, ST, SS9/21/1976Palatine, ILPalatine6'1"205
29Pepe Pearson Ohio StatePepe PearsonTB12/11/1975Euclid, OHEuclid5'10"206
30Greg Bellisari Ohio StateGreg BellisariMLB, ST6/21/1975Boca Raton, FLBoca Raton Community6'1"230
32Na'il Diggs Ohio StateNa’il DiggsOLB7/8/1978Los Angeles, CADorsey6'4"235
33Joe Montgomery Ohio StateJoe MontgomeryTB6/8/1976Robbins, ILOak Lawn Richards5'11"216
35Jerry Rudzinski Ohio StateJerry RudzinskiILB, OLB7/16/1975Centerville, OHKettering Alter6'1"220
93Randy Homa Ohio StateRandy HomaDT, ILB, NG12/24/1975Pottsvile, PAPottsville Area6'2"285
37Nick Goings Ohio StateNick GoingsRB1/26/1978Dublin, OHScioto6'0"205
37Nicky Sualua Ohio StateNicky SualuaFB4/16/1975Santa Ana, CAMater Dei5'11"251
38Dan Colson Ohio StateDan ColsonDB, ST, SS9/25/1973Middletown, OHMiddletown6'0"185
38Mike Malfatt Ohio StateMike MalfattK, P5/18/1975Dublin, OHDublin6'3"212
39Matt Calhoun Ohio StateMatt CalhounFB3/24/1974Heath, OHHeath6'0"237
41Brent Bartholomew Ohio StateBrent BartholomewP10/22/1976Apopka, FLApopka6'2"210
42Kevin Griffin Ohio StateKevin GriffinCB, SE, ST, TB2/8/1976Redmond, WAKirkland Juanita5'10"183
43Ryan Miller Ohio StateRyan MillerILB, OLB, ST9/14/1974Allen Park, MIAllen Park6'2"220
44Chris Kirk Ohio StateChris KirkILB11/9/1976Westerville, OHSouth6'3"235
45Andy Katzenmoyer 1997Andy KatzenmoyerILB12/2/1977Westerville, OHWesterville South6'4"255
46Marc Willis 1995Marcel WillisOLB, ST5/12/1975Phoenix, AZSouth Mountain6'3"235
47Dan Stultz Ohio StateDan StultzK, P6/16/1978Orrville, OHOrrville6'0"205
48Matt LaVrar Ohio StateMatt LaVrarDE, OLB10/4/1976Maumee, OHMaumee6'3"270
9David Boston Ohio StateDavid BostonWR8/19/1978Humble, TXHumble6'3"215
50Eric Gohlstin Ohio StateEric GohlstinOG, OT10/29/1975Cleveland, OHSt. Ignatius6'4"305
51Roedell Dupree Ohio StateRoedell DupreeILB, OLB3/25/1975Jersey City, NJFerris6'3"225
52Kevin Johnson Ohio StateKevin N. JohnsonOLB12/27/1973Athens, GAClark Central6'2"220
57LeShun Daniels Ohio StateLeShun DanielsNG, OG5/30/1974Warren, OHHarding6'4"275
59Paris Long Ohio StateParis LongDT, OG8/27/1978Columbus, OHBeechcroft6'5"320
60Brent Johnson Ohio StateBrent JohnsonDE12/7/1976Kingston, OntarioHoly Cross6'4"265
61Kevin Loadman Ohio StateKevin LoadmanLS, OG10/13/1976Worthington, OHBishop Watterson6'1"245
62Jason KozarC-Amherst, OHSteele6'0"270
62Shane Clark Ohio StateShane ClarkNG10/20/1973Chillicothe, OHChillicothe6'2"268
63Kurt Murphy Ohio StateKurt MurphyC4/27/1978Columbus, OHDeSales6'4"290
64Ben Gilbert Ohio StateBen GilbertOG6/5/1978Lancaster, OHLancaster6'5"295
65Juan Porter Ohio StateJuan PorterC, OG, OT11/26/1973Cleveland, OHSt. Ignatius6'4"290
66Dan Gibbons Ohio StateDan GibbonsDT, OG10/13/1975Farmington, MIBirmingham Brother Rice6'4"300
67Brooks Burris Ohio StateBrooks BurrisOG, OT10/31/1975Logan, OHLogan6'7"286
68Winfield Garnett Ohio StateWinfield GarnettDT7/24/1976Riverdale, ILThornton Township6'6"305
72Marcus Perez Ohio StateMarcus PerezDE12/8/1977Medina, OHMedina6'3"250
73Joe Brown Ohio StateJoe BrownDT, OT3/5/1977Tucson, AZCatalina Foothills6'7"285
75Orlando Pace Ohio StateOrlando PaceDT, OT, ST11/4/1975Sandusky, OHSandusky6'6"320
76Jefferson Kelley 1997Jefferson KelleyOT9/18/1977Cincinnati, OHColerain6'6"305
77Tyson Walter Ohio StateTyson WalterOT3/17/1978Chagrin Falls, OHKenston6'5"300
78Drew Elford Ohio StateDrew ElfordC, OG, OT4/2/1977Garfield, NJSt. Mary's6'5"300
79Larry Waldon Ohio StateLarry WaldonOT2/4/1975Detroit, MIMacKenzie6'6"340
65Mike Gurr Ohio StateMike GurrOG, TE8/1/1977Hamilton, OHHamilton6'7"290
81Darik Warnke Ohio StateDarik WarnkeDB, ST, WR9/12/1977Cuyahoga Falls, OHWalsh Jesuit6'1"196
82Mike Furrey Ohio StateMike FurreySE, ST5/12/1977Hilliard, OHHilliard6'0"170
83Vanness Provitt Ohio StateVanness ProvittWR1/20/1977Warren, OHWarren G. Harding6'3"200
84Steve Wisniewski Ohio StateSteve WisniewskiTE7/16/1977Timberlake, OHEastlake North6'6"265
85John Lumpkin Ohio StateJohn LumpkinTE12/31/1975Dayton, OHTrotwood-Madison6'8"260
87Kevin Houser Ohio StateKevin HouserDE, LS, TE8/23/1977Westlake, OHWestlake6'4"250
88Bob Houser Ohio StateBob HouserST, TE8/3/1975Westlake, OHWestlake6'4"230
89D.J. Jones Ohio StateD.J. JonesTE8/15/1974Lebanon, OHLebanon6'4"260
90Clinton Wayne Ohio StateClinton WayneDE, DT, NG, OLB5/17/1977Brampton, OntarioCentennial6'4"275
91Jeff Wilson Ohio StateJeff WilsonDE1/14/1975Deerfield Beach, FLDeerfield Beach6'3"255
92Matt Finkes 1994Matt FinkesDE, NG2/12/1975Piqua, OHPiqua6'2"258
94Mike Vrabel 1994Mike VrabelDE8/14/1975Stow, OHWalsh Jesuit6'4"260
95Jim Bell Ohio StateJim BellDE, DT, NG, OLB11/20/1973Liberty, OHUrsuline6'5"251
96Tony Eisenhard Ohio StateTony EisenhardDE10/28/1976Tiffin, OHColumbian6'7"265
97John Day Ohio StateJohn DayDE, DT5/20/1975Independence, OHSt. Ignatius6'3"265
98Kevin B. Johnson Ohio StateKevin JohnsonDE6/1/1977Washington, DCDunbar6'7"240
99Luke Fickell Ohio StateLuke FickellDE, NG8/18/1973Westerville, OHWesterville6'4"260

Coaching Staff:

Head Coach: John Cooper

Offensive Coordinator: Joe Hollis

Defensive Coordinator & Linebackers: Freg Pagac

Defensive Ends & Recruiting Coordinator: Bill Conley

Quarterbacks: Walt Harris

Defensive Line: Jim Heacock

Offensive Line: Mike Jacobs

Running Backs: Tim Spencer

Wide Receivers: Chuck Stobart

Defensive Backs: Jon Tenuta