50 Jacoby Boren

Jacoby Boren Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
C, OG
Height
6'2"
Weight
283
Hometown
Pickerington, OH
High School
Pickerington Central
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Major: Sustainable Plant Systems (2014-15), Agricultural Systems Management (2013)

Weight: 285 (2014-15), 287 (2013), 283 (2012)

2015 Media Guide: Jacoby Boren is an extremely intelligent young man of high character who has played in 31 games and started 15 times … he is one tough and physical football player on the practice and playing fields … he enters his senior season on the “watch list” for the 2015 Rimington Trophy.

2014 Media Guide: Jacoby Boren is a tough football player, an outstanding student and a young man of high character who is vying to be the team’s starting center in 2014 … he has been the first person taken during in each of the past two winter conditioning team “drafts” … the winter workouts competition emphasize accountability, toughness, leadership and competitive drive and Boren was the overall No. 1 pick for a team captained by C.J. Barnett and Carlos Hyde in 2013 and by Michael Bennett in 2014 … he is a Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar, an Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree and a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in sustainable plant systems … Jacoby is the third Boren brother to earn an Ohio State Varsity O letter (the trio has earned seven, so far), after Zach, a three-year starter between 2009-12 who graduated in 2013, and Justin, a two-year starter (2009-10).

2013: Boren played in six games as the backup center to first-team all-Big Ten center NFL Draft pick Corey Linsley … he played a career-high 57 plays in the season opener vs. Buffalo and added stints of 49 plays (vs. Florida A&M) and 34 vs. San Diego State and Purdue, respectively … his total vs. Purdue is his high in a Big Ten game … for the season, he took part in 198 offensive plays from scrimmage and played in six games while earning his first Varsity O letter.

2013 Media Guide: Jacoby Boren is a young man of impeccable character and he is already becoming a leader despite only being in his second year with the program … he was the first person taken during the 2013 winter workouts team draft … the winter workouts competition emphasize accountability, toughness, leadership and competitive drive and Boren was the overall No. 1 pick for a team captained by C.J. Barnett and Carlos Hyde … Boren enrolled at Ohio State in January 2012 and went through part of spring drills before having shoulder surgery … he came back in the fall and played well enough to back up Corey Linsley at the center position … he played in two games: 14 plays from scrimmage vs. Miami and a career-high 23 vs. Illinois.

High School: Jacoby, playing mostly at offensive guard, was a first-team Division I Ohio all-state selection by the Associated Press as a senior … he helped lead Central, coached by Jay Sharrett,
to the first Division I state championship game in school history and an 11-3 record in 2011 … Boren
was a two-way player on a team that lost its first two games of the season, but then won 11 consecutive games before losing in the state championship game to Cleveland St. Ignatius … rated the No. 37 offensive guard in the country by Rivals.com and No. 41 by ESPNU … also rated as the No. 37 player in the six-state Midwest region by SuperPrep … a four-year letterwinner, a three-time all-Ohio Capital Conference first-team performer, an all-central district honoree and a member of the Columbus Dispatch 2011 all-Metro team.

Personal: Jacoby is the third Boren brother to play for the Buckeyes after Zach, a senior fullback for the Buckeyes, and Justin, a two-year starter (2009-10) who plays for the Baltimore Ravens … the Boren brothers (and sister Kallie) are the children of Mike and Hope Boren, both of whom were student-athletes at Michigan … Mike finished his football career at Michigan in 1983 as the second-leading  tackler in school history with 332 tackles, a total that still ranks sixth all-time in school history … Hope competed in track and fi eld … Jacoby enrolled at Ohio State in January 2012.

Offense

SeasonTeamGGSFR
2012Ohio State200
2013Ohio State600
2014Ohio State15150
2015Ohio State13130
Total-36280