- Dante Lee
- United States
- Dayton, OH
- High School
- Current Team
- Ohio State
- 1990, 1991, 1992
Major: Sports and Leisure Studies (1992), Recreation Education (1991), Undecided (1990)
Jersey #: 5 (1991-92), 20 (1990)
Weight: 185 (1991-92), 180 (1990)
1992 Media Guide: Lee returns to tailback this year after a year at wide receiver … darting, elusive runner with great acceleration … will augment the running game and is also a fine pass receiver coming out of the backfield … played in ten games in 1991, but for a total of only 44 minutes … missed several days of practice in September due to the death of his grandmother and never seemed to settle into a rhythm at wide receiver … finished the year with four receptions for 56 yards and also had nine yards rushing on a pair of reverses … moved back to running back in the spring, but sprained his ankle in the second week and missed the rest of spring ball … can be a very effective weapon late in the game because of his quickness … averaged 17.4 yard per kickoff return in 1991.
1991 Media Guide: A top reserve and part-time starter at tailback the past two years … Lee will divide his team between running back and flanker this fall … a talented athlete who should really help the Buckeyes’ receiving corps once he familiarizes himself with his new position … darting, elusive runner who will be very difficult to cover one-on-one … one of the quickest players on the team … carried the ball just 14 times last year and had 53 yards and one TD … had one catch for nine yards in 1990 … second on the team in kickoff returns with 344 yards on 18 returns.
1990 Media Guide: A leading candidate to succeed Carlos Snow … OSU’s third leading rusher last year with 503 yards and six touchdowns … the Buckeyes’ quickest back … his average of 6.1 yards per carry was tops among the OSU backs … exciting, darting type runner with a variety of spin moves … the only true OSU freshman to see any action on offense last year … became the No. 2 tailback after Jaymes Bryant was hurt … has added 10 pounds since last year in an effort to become more physical … very effective coming off the bench because of his quickness … also a good receiver and
an exciting kick returner.
1989: Had his best day against Northwestern, rushing for 157 yards and three touchdowns … also had three other games with 90 or more yards … started the Michigan game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Dayton Area Player of the Year as a senior … rushed for 1,228 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior … career totals of 2,850 and 35, respectively.
PERSONAL: Hobby is drawing, especially cartoons, and dancing … nickname is “Quick”.
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