33 Frank Epitropoulos

Frank Epitropoulos Ohio State
usaUnited States
Upper Arlington, OH
High School
Upper Arlington
Past Teams
Ohio State
2012, 2013

Post-OSU Update: Frank Epitropoulos left Ohio State to focus on academics before the 2014 season. He ended up walking on to Michigan State’s team in 2015 and played in six games in 2016. (updated: Nov. 2023)

Pronunciation: EP-uh-trop-uh-lis

Major: Biology (2013-14)

Weight: 206 (2014), 200 (2013), 197 (2012)

2014 Media Guide: Frank Epitropoulos is a sophomore who is in his third season with the football program … after red-shirting the 2012 season as a true freshman, he played in four games in 2013,
including his first action as a Buckeye with 28 plays from scrimmage against Florida A&M … saw first Big Ten action with 15 plays on offense vs. Penn State and added 24 vs. Purdue … had his first catch – for six yards – vs. Purdue … Epitropooulos is a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2013 Media Guide: Epitropoulos red-shirted the 2012 season as a true freshman.

2012 Media Guide: Frank is a multi-dimensional player, one who rarely came off the field for the Upper Arlington Golden Bears in his three years as a starter at wide receiver, defensive back and as punter …
a two-time second-team Ohio Division I all-state pick by the Associated Press as a punter, Epitropoulos averaged 42.2 yards per punt as a junior and 39.2 as a senior … he recovered nicely from a hand injury as a senior that kept him out of four games to catch 25 passes for 459 yards and seven touchdowns … he was a big reason UA, under coach Mike Golden, advanced to the state playoffs in 2011 for the first time in three years … as a junior, Epitropoulos caught 29 passes for 459 yards and seven touchdowns … the No. 31 senior in Ohio according to Rivals.com and a Top 80 receiver by both Scout.com and 247Sports.com, he played in the International Bowl in Austin, Texas.

Personal: Frank is the son of John and Alice Epitropoulos, both of whom attended Ohio State … John was a three-year Ohio State football letterman between 1978 and 1980, playing in 34 games for both coaches Woody Hayes and Earle Bruce … an uncle, Ernie Epitropoulos, also played for the Buckeyes … a sister, Christina, has been accepted into Ohio State’s dental school … Frank is in a pre-exercise science major tract.


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