42 Andrew Sweat

Andrew Sweat Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
OLB
Height
6'2"
Weight
225
Hometown
Washington, PA
High School
Trinity
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Pronunciation: as in ‘wet’

Major: Finance (2010-11), Business Administration (2009)

Weight: 235 (2011), 238 (2010), 220 (2009), 225 (2008)

2011 Media Guide: Physical defender who can make an impact as a leader this season … returning
starter at will linebacker … 54 career tackles … has also made a significant contribution to the special units.

2010: Earned the starting nod at the sam linebacker spot … missed the Ohio game with concussion … pair of stops vs. Eastern Michigan … 18-yard interception at Wisconsin … leading tackler against Purdue with 8 stops, 2.5 TFL and a forced fumble … 5 tackles at Minnesota … 8 tackles at Iowa … Attack Force award: Purdue … Jack Tatum hit of week: Purdue … SAE award as outstanding player in the Homecoming game … academic all-Big Ten … third-year letterman.

2010 Media Guide: Physical defender who can make an impact at linebacker this season … working this spring at will with Ross Homan and Dorian Bell … has also made a significant contribution to the special units.

2009: backed up Ross Homan at will linebacker … also a key special units contributor … interception and a pair of tackles in the Toledo game … 3-yard sack and five tackles in the win over Illinois after Homan left with a concussion … forced an Indiana fumble and had three tackles against the Hoosiers … two tackles in Wisconsin win … knee injury kept him out of Minnesota, New Mexico State, Penn State games … eventually had surgery … Top Ten Tenacious three times … second-year letterwinner.

2009 Media Guide: Physical young defender who can contribute this season … worked during spring drills at will linebacker behind Ross Homan … will also be a key performer with the special units.

2008: Made his mark on special teams as a true freshman … recorded five tackles overall … two stops in the Fiesta Bowl … special teams dog tags: Purdue … first-year letterman.

High School: Dominant defender from western Pennsylvania … enrolled at OSU in March … 113 tackles, 21 TFL, five forced fumbles, two interceptions as a senior … 160 tackles as a junior … Washington County athlete of year … ESPN All-America … Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fab 22” as a junior and senior … Under Armour All-America game … Top 100 ranking from ESPN, Scout, PrepStar, Superprep … also a baseball and basketball starter … National Honor Society, SADD, Team Trinity, Peer Jury, Spanish club.

Personal: Son of Gary and Cheryl Sweat … father played football at Syracuse … dreamed of being a fireman when he was younger … favorite international cuisine is Italian … hidden talent is golf.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2008Ohio State9NA52300000000000
2009Ohio State7015961.03001010000
2010Ohio State12NA4122193.060010118100
2011Ohio State11NA7235375.013001010300
Total-39NA13368659220030318400