56 George Makridis

George Makridis Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
LS
Height
5'11"
Weight
236
Hometown
Warren, OH
High School
Warren G. Harding
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Pronunciation: muh-KREE-dus

Major: Political Science (2011-13), Undeclared (2010)

Weight: 234 (2013), 225 (2012), 230 (2011), 236 (2010)

2013 Media Guide: George Makridis is one of 11 fifth-year seniors on the 2013 Ohio State team … he has been the team’s long snapper for two consecutive seasons … last season he shared snap responsibilities with Bryce Haynes … Makridis snapped 87 times during the 2012 undefeated season and he has now had 205 successful snaps.

2012 Media Guide: George is the team’s returning starter for all long snaps … last season he handled all long snapping and placements for the Buckeyes … he played in all 13 games and handled 71 punt and 37 placement snaps … he earned his first varsity letter … George is in his fourth year with the program … he red-shirted the 2009 season and did not see any action in 2010.

2011 Media Guide: George joined the team in the fall of 2009 prior to the start of the season.

2010: Did not see any game action after red-shirting the 2009 season as a true freshman.

High School: Started three years, for coach Tom McDaniels as a sophomore, and D.J. Dota as a junior and senior … Harding went to regional finals during Makridis’ sophomore year … also played baseball as a freshman and played tennis as a junior and senior (No. 1 singles).

Personal: son of Nick and Irene Makridis … brother Demitrios played for Ohio State from 2003-07 … also has an older sister, Nikki, who was a two-year letterwinner in tennis at Otterbein … majoring in political science.

Offense

SeasonTeamGGS
2011Ohio State130
Total-130

Defense

SeasonTeamGGS
2011Ohio State130
Total-130