13 Andre Amos

Andre Amos Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
ST, CB
Height
6'1"
Weight
183
Birthday
12/2/1986
Hometown
Middletown, OH
High School
Middletown
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Jersey #: 13 (2006-08), 86 (2005)

Major: African-American and African Studies (2008), Communications (2007), Undeclared (2005-06)

Weight: 183 (2008), 180 (2005-07)

2008 Media Guide: Is listed in the rotation at field corner … heads into spring practice aiming to win time at nickel spot … is on most of Ohio State’s special teams … enters his fourth year in the program … has become much more physical.

2007: Limited by injury the first half of the season rehabilitating from left knee surgery he underwent last spring … saw important action on three special teams units in seven regular-season games and the bowl … special teams dog tags: Kent State … second-year letterman.

2007 Media Guide: Third-year corner … is on most of Ohio State’s special teams … good athlete who is a smart, competitive player who gives great effort on every play … a potential leader on defense.

2006: Saw action in 12 games in the defensive secondary and on special teams … collected nine tackles, including four solo stops … intercepted Indiana’s Blake Powers on the Hoosiers’ final drive to cap Ohio State’s 44-3 win.

2006 Media Guide: Good young athlete who is coming off a solid spring showing, culminating with an excellent spring game … enters the fall listed behind Malcolm Jenkins at the boundary corner, but could also play the field corner … is a smart, competitive player who worked hard during winter conditioning to improve his strength and, as a result, has become much more physical … gives it his all every practice … figures to see a lot of playing time this year, both at corner and with the special teams.

2005: Redshirted, but impressed the coaches right from the start with his ability and desire to learn.

High School: Rated by Rivals.com as the No. 2 wide receiver in Ohio and the No. 10 overall prospect … also ranked by Rivals.com as the 25th-best receiver in the nation … Scout.com rated him No. 21 nationally … caught 35 passes for 500 yards and scored seven touchdowns as a senior … picked off seven passes from his defensive back position as a senior … was a first-team Greater Miami Conference and Middletown Journal All-Area selection as a defensive back … totaled 30 catches and four touchdowns as a junior and added three interceptions … committed to the Buckeyes in August before his senior season … played for Dick Martin.

Personal: Is the son of Carey and Teresa Amos … has an older brother, Chris, who graduated from Miami (Ohio) and another elder brother, Deon, who is currently in the Army … enjoys video games and likes to fish (caught a 21-pound catfish in the summer of 2005 for his biggest catch) … greatest thrill as a Buckeye was traveling to last year’s bowl game … goal is to become a starter and All-America defensive back for OSU … favorite former Buckeye is Cris Carter.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2006Ohio State11NA9450000101-2000
2007Ohio State8NA32100000000000
2009Ohio State13NA128400000000100
Total-3202414100000101-2100