1998 Ohio State Football Roster

1998 Roster

#PlayerPositionBirthdayHometownHigh SchoolHeightWeight
1Gary Berry Ohio StateGary BerryDB, FS10/24/1977Columbus, OHDeSales6'0"205
2Rolland Steele Ohio StateRolland SteeleCB, DB8/18/1977Dublin, OHScioto5'11"160
2Major ZeiglerSE-Trotwood, OHTrotwood-Madison6'1"175
3David Mitchell Ohio StateDavid MitchellCB, DB10/18/1979Westerville, OHSouth6'1"195
4Ken-Yon Rambo Ohio StateKen-Yon RamboWR10/04/1978Cerritos, CALong Beach Poly6'2"190
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
8Steve Bellisari Ohio StateSteve BellisariDB, QB, ST4/21/1980Boca Raton, FLBoca Raton Community6'3"220
9David Boston Ohio StateDavid BostonWR8/19/1978Humble, TXHumble6'3"215
11Antoine Winfield Ohio StateAntoine WinfieldCB, ST6/24/1977Akron, OHGarfield5'9"180
12Austin Moherman Ohio StateAustin MohermanQB12/02/1977Mission Viejo, CACapistrano Valley6'5"215
13Damon Moore Ohio StateDamon MooreFS, S9/15/1976Fostoria, OHFostoria5'11"200
14David PriestleyQB7/11/1979Los Alamitos, CABrethren Christian6'4"200
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
17Andy Stamp Ohio StateAndy StampK1/6/1977West Chester, OHLakota6'1"200
20Nate Clements Ohio StateNate ClementsCB, ST12/12/1979Shaker Heights, OHShaker Heights6'0"190
18Tony Locke Ohio StateTony LockeFL, ST5/19/1978Urbana, OHUrbana5'10"185
19Ahmed Plummer Ohio StateAhmed PlummerCB3/26/1976Wyoming, OHWyoming6'0"193
13Chad Cacchio Ohio StateChad CacchioWR8/10/1978Columbus, OHUpper Arlington5'10"190
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
24Scott Fulton Ohio StateScott FultonFB2/05/1979Hyattsville, MDDeMatha6'0"225
25Jermon Jackson Ohio StateJermon JacksonTB9/20/1975Ironton, OHIronton5'11"205
26Ashanti Webb Ohio StateAshanti WebbCB12/13/1978Tampa, FLLeon King5'11"180
27Jerry Westbrooks Ohio StateJerry WestbrooksDB, FB, OLB, ST, TB8/27/1977Boca Raton, FLPope John Paul II6'2"235
28Leandre Liggins Ohio StateLeandre LigginsCB3/20/1970Cleveland, OHJohn Marshall6'2"183
28Jonathan Wells Ohio StateJonathan WellsTB7/21/1979River Ridge, LAJohn Curtis6'2"230
29Willie GrantDB11/27/1979New Philadelphia, OHNew Philadelphia6'2"180
30Jason Ott Ohio StateJason OttMLB1/23/1979Cincinnati, OHElder6'4"240
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
34Greg Simpson Ohio StateGreg SimpsonDB, FS12/31/1978Worthington, OHDublin Scioto6'1"205
35Jerry Rudzinski Ohio StateJerry RudzinskiILB, OLB7/16/1975Centerville, OHKettering Alter6'1"220
36Sean Penny Ohio StateSean PennyFB, TB11/13/1978Youngstown, OHUrsuline6'2"215
36J.R. Niklos Ohio StateJ.R. NiklosFS6/19/1979Worthington, OHThomas Worthington6'3"198
37Derek Ross Ohio StateDerek RossCB, ST1/5/1980Rock Hill, SCNorthwestern6'1"190
25Donnie Nickey Ohio StateDonnie NickeyFS, SS4/25/1980Plain City, OHJonathan Alder6'3"205
10Joe Cooper Ohio StateJoe CooperOLB, ST, SS1/22/1979Columbus, OHIndependence6'2"225
39Jamar Martin Ohio StateJamar MartinFB4/12/1980Canton, OHMcKinley6'1"255
41Brent Bartholomew Ohio StateBrent BartholomewP10/22/1976Apopka, FLApopka6'2"210
42Kevin Griffin Ohio StateKevin GriffinCB, SE, ST, TB2/8/1976Redmond, WAKirkland Juanita5'10"183
43Derek Combs Ohio StateDerek CombsTB2/28/1979Grove City, OHGrove City6'2"197
44Chris Kirk Ohio StateChris KirkILB11/9/1976Westerville, OHSouth6'3"235
45Andy Katzenmoyer 1997Andy KatzenmoyerILB12/2/1977Westerville, OHWesterville South6'4"255
47Dan Stultz Ohio StateDan StultzK, P6/16/1978Orrville, OHOrrville6'0"205
48Matt LaVrar Ohio StateMatt LaVrarDE, OLB10/4/1976Maumee, OHMaumee6'3"270
49Tim Cheatwood Ohio StateTim CheatwoodDB, OLB, ST, TE11/08/1978Cleveland, OHBenedictine6'4"250
50Nick Mitchell Ohio StateNick MitchellILB1/25/1980Columbus, OHBishop Watterson6'1"240
52James Cotton Ohio StateJames CottonDE11/7/1976Cleveland, OHSan Francisco C.C.6'4"245
53Edmund Brown Ohio StateEdmund BrownOLB8/26/1979Sunbury, MALincoln Sunbury6'2"215
55Tam Hopkins Ohio StateTam HopkinsOG, OT3/22/1978Winter Park, FLLake Howell6'5"305
56Rob Murphy Ohio StateRob MurphyOG1/18/1977Cincinnati, OHMoeller6'5"300
57Julius Yeast Ohio StateJulius YeastDE, DT6/4/1979Harrodsburg, KYHarrodsburg6'5"280
58Courtland Bullard Ohio StateCourtland BullardOLB9/02/1978Miami, FLSouthridge6'3"227
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
61Darrel KelsoILB-Columbus, OHLinden McKinely6'1"243
62Lonnie Woodard Ohio StateLonnie WoodardDT2/15/1979Dayton,, OHDayton Dunbar6'2"280
63Kurt Murphy Ohio StateKurt MurphyC4/27/1978Columbus, OHDeSales6'4"290
64Ben Gilbert Ohio StateBen GilbertOG6/5/1978Lancaster, OHLancaster6'5"295
66Mike Jacobs Ohio StateMike JacobsC, LS, OG5/9/1979Maumee, OHMaumee6'2"285
67Brooks Burris Ohio StateBrooks BurrisOG, OT10/31/1975Logan, OHLogan6'7"286
68LeCharles Bentley Ohio StateLeCharles BentleyC, OG, OT7/11/1979Cleveland, OHSt. Ignatius6'3"290
69Jim Massey Ohio StateJim MasseyOT9/01/1979Brecksville, OHSt. Ignatius6'5"290
98Mike Collins Ohio StateMike CollinsDT1/19/1978Newark, OHNewark6'4"290
76Scott Kuhnhein Ohio StateScott KuhnheinOT8/11/1979Fort Thomas, KYHighlands6'6"285
71John Bates Ohio StateJohn BatesOG, OT9/12/1978Cherry Hill, NJEast6'4"279
71Ben Pulfer Ohio StateBen PulferDT, OT11/03/1978Sidney, OHSidney6'6"270
72Marcus Perez Ohio StateMarcus PerezDE12/8/1977Medina, OHMedina6'3"250
73Joe Brown Ohio StateJoe BrownDT, OT3/5/1977Tucson, AZCatalina Foothills6'7"285
74Eric Smith Ohio StateEric SmithOT11/13/1976Columbus, OHWalnut Ridge6'6"330
75Henry Fleming Ohio StateHenry FlemingOT7/25/1978Manning, SCManning6'7"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
79Ryan Pickett Ohio StateRyan PickettDT10/8/1979Zephyrhills, FLZephyrhills6'3"290
65Mike Gurr Ohio StateMike GurrOG, TE8/1/1977Hamilton, OHHamilton6'7"290
80Reggie Germany Ohio StateReggie GermanyWR3/19/1978Hazelwood, MOEast6'1"195
81Darik Warnke Ohio StateDarik WarnkeDB, ST, WR9/12/1977Cuyahoga Falls, OHWalsh Jesuit6'1"196
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
86Marvin Payne Ohio StateMarvin PayneFB, ST, TE3/7/1977Columbus, OHSt. Charles6'3"250
87Kevin Houser Ohio StateKevin HouserDE, LS, TE8/23/1977Westlake, OHWestlake6'4"250
89Darnell Sanders Ohio StateDarnell SandersTE3/16/1979Warrensville Heights, OHWarrensville Heights6'6"265
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
93Randy Homa Ohio StateRandy HomaDT, ILB, NG12/24/1975Pottsvile, PAPottsville Area6'2"285
94Rodney Bailey Ohio StateRodney BaileyDE10/07/1979Cleveland, OHSt. Edward6'5"260
96Tony Eisenhard Ohio StateTony EisenhardDE10/28/1976Tiffin, OHColumbian6'7"265
97Kenny Peterson Ohio StateKenny PetersonDT11/21/1978Canton, OHMcKinley6'4"265
99Heath Queen Ohio StateHeath QueenDT2/06/1979Medina, OHLodi-Cloverleaf6'5"275

Coaching Staff:

Head Coach: John Cooper

Offensive Coordinator: Mike Jacobs

Defensive Coordinator: Fred Pagac

Tight Ends: Bill Conley

Defensive Tackles & Nose Guards: Jim Heacock

Quarterbacks: Tim Salem

Defensive Ends: Shawn Simms

Running Backs: Tim Spencer

Wide Receivers: Chuck Stobart

Defensive Backs: Jon Tenuta