42 Andrew Sweat

Andrew Sweat Ohio State
usa United States
Washington, PA
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
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.


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