54 Brian Stoughton

Brian Stoughton Ohio State
usaUnited States
London, OH
High School
Madison Plains
Current Team
Ohio State
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

Pronunciation: STOE-ton

Major: Agri-business (1994-95), Undecided (1993)

Weight: 240 (1994-95), 228 (1993), 210 (1991-92)

1995 Media Guide: In his second year as a backup to Mike Vrabel … appeared in six games last. vear for a total of 20 minutes … recorded two tackles on the vear … had a bang-up game against Houston, with a tackle for loss, a fumble caused and a fumble recovered (all collegiate firsts) … came to Ohio State as a linebacker, but was moved to a down spot in the spring of 1994 … competitor with good strength and quickness.

1994 Media Guide: Moves from linebacker to a down position this year … will play behind Mike Vrabel and has a good chance to be the No. 1 backup there … played briefly in two games last year as a reserve outside linebacker … has good strength and quickness and should benefit this year from 12 additional pounds … good athlete who plays on the special teams.

1993: Played two minutes against Rice and one against Northwestern … lone tackle came in the latter game.

1993 Media Guide: Versatile player who can play any of the three linebacker spots … figures to spend most of his time backing up Matt Christopher in the middle, but is physical enough to play the boundary position and quick enough to play the wide side … redshirted as a freshman in 1991 … slowed by a pulled hamstring last year and did not see any game action … appeared fully recovered from that injury last spring … hard worker, who is patiently waiting for his chance.

1992: Hamstring injury kept him out of action all year.

1991: Redshirted

1991 Media Guide: A first team Division IV all-state selection at running back … Led the central Ohio district in rushing with 1,683 yards and 24 touchdowns from his fullback spot … Had 92 tackles and four interceptions as a linebacker … Also was his team’s punter, punt and kickoff returner and was on the kickoff coverage team … A two-year team co-captain who also earned all-district, all-county and all-conference honors … Team finished 6-4 last fall and was conference co-champion, the first league crown in school history … Was a receiver as a sophomore and junior before moving to running back his final campaign … Was also a four-year standout in basketball and baseball who earned all-Ohio honors in the former … High school is located approximately 35 miles west of Columbus … Undecided on a major but hopes to play in the NFL someday … Admires San Francisco quarterback Joe Montana … High school coach was Dale Brown … Born 6-4-73.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksFFFR
1993Ohio State2011000000
1994Ohio StateNANA21111011
1995Ohio State12033012000