3 Brandon Saine

Brandon Saine Ohio State
usa United States
Piqua, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2007, 2008

Major: Business Administration (2008)

Weight: 217 (2008), 205 (2007)

2008 Media Guide: Talented tailback who made a terrific first impression as a true freshman … also a capable receiver.

2007: True freshman who rushed for 267 yards and two scores in 2007 … gained 28 yards rushing and caught a touchdown pass in Akron win … 37-yard TD at Washington … leading rusher (69 yards) and receiver (76) against Kent State … team’s outstanding first-year player on offense … special teams dog tags: Akron … first-year letterman.

High School: Ohio’s 2006 Mr. Football after rushing for 1,895 yards and 27 touchdowns on 259 carries and totaling 412 yards on 30 pass receptions as a senior … Parade All-American … runs a 4.35 40-yard dash … rated as the No. 2 overall prospect in Ohio … garnered all-state, all-conference and conference player of the year honors as a junior and a senior … ranked as high as the No. 11 running back prospect in the nation coming out of high school … rushed for 240 yards on 30 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead Piqua to the 2006 Division II state championship … OSU coaches like his combination of breakaway speed and power … is the reigning 100- and 400-meter Div. I state track champion … competed in the first-annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, helping lead the East squad to a 24-18 victory … owns a 3.3 GPA … committed to Ohio State in May 2006.

Personal: Born Dec. 14, 1988 … son of Wendi Croft … has two siblings … favorite subject is math … favorite American from history is MLK Jr.


SeasonTeamGGSRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvKRKR YdsKR AvgKR TD
2007Ohio State11NA602674.421216013.3144036020.00
2008Ohio State12NA26652.5133712.30200814117.60