72 Dexter Larimore

Dexter Larimore Ohio State
usa United States
Merrillville, IN
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2006, 2007, 2008

Major: Finance (2008), Business Administration (2007)

Weight: 300 (2008), 275 (2006-07)

2008 Media Guide: Talented and productive defensive tackle who will continue to factor more into OSU’s defensive line rotation this fall … an extremely tough, physical player.

2007: Redshirt freshman who was a contributor along the defensive line … 16 tackles, 5.5 TFL for season … starter at Purdue … sack and three tackles against Michigan State … fumble recovery and TFL in the Wisconsin win … sack at Michigan … Attack Force award: Youngstown State, Kent State … Big Ten all-academic … first-year letterman.

2007 Media Guide: An extremely tough, physical player … was a standout offensive lineman in high school and one of the nation’s top heavyweight wrestler.

2006: Redshirted.

2006 Media Guide: Could factor into OSU’s defensive line rotation as a freshman … was also a standout offensive lineman in high school and one of the nation’s top heavyweight wrestlers.

High School: Collected 88 tackles, 57 of which were solo stops, 17 tackles for a loss (47 yards), five quarterback sacks, 13 QB pressures and three passes batted down as a senior … graded at 90-percent offensively with 18 pancakes … first-team 5A all-state and conference defensive player of the year … all-state as a junior when he had five quarterback sacks, 52 tackles (26 solos), 12 tackles for loss (56 yards), 10 QB pressures and one fumble recovery … graded at 87-percent with 17 pancakes as a junior.

Personal: Son of Jeff and Theresia Larimore … as a heavyweight wrestler, owned a 160-15 career record … was the state runner-up as a sophomore and junior before winning state as a senior and ending the season ranked the No. 1 in the nation … placed seventh in the state in the shot put as a junior and returned to the finals as a senior … nickname is “Dex” … favorite subject is Philosophy … favorite former Buckeye is Tom Skladany.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2007Ohio State13116795.5162.0100100000
2008Ohio State13NA153123.5122.0110000000