- United States
- WR, TE
- Dublin, OH
- High School
- Dublin Coffman
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Major: Family Resource Management (2011-12), Consumer Services (2010), Management and Industry (2009)
Weight: 245 (2010-12), 230 (2009), 225 (2008)
2012 Media Guide: Jake Stoneburner is a talented football player who could excel in Coach Urban Meyer’s Ohio State spread offense … he is big, fast and strong, with outstanding pass-catching abilities and who can cause matchup problems all over the field … John Mackey Award and the Lombardi Award … a veteran of 36 games played and 15 starts at tight end, he enters his senior season with career totals of 37 receptions for 445 yards and nine touchdowns … he was named to the watch list for the John Mackey Award … he needs just one more touchdown to tie the Ohio State tight ends record of 10 touchdowns, held by John Lumpkin (1996-98) … Jake led the team (along with two others) with 14 receptions this season, half of which went for touchdowns, and he earned honorable mention all-Big Ten Conference honors by the league’s head coaches and media … his seven touchdown receptions ranked
fourth nationally among tight ends … he had eight receptions and four scores in the team’s first two
games of the season, including three touchdown catches vs. Akron … he also scored TDs vs. Toledo,
Nebraska – on a sweet, 32-yard screen pass – Illinois and Penn State … Jake, who has lettered three times, caught 21 passes for 222 yards (10.6 avg.) as a sophomore in 2010 … caught a three-yard touchdown pass to cap the Buckeyes 38-14 win over Penn State … had a career-best five catches and a career-high 61 receiving yards, plus a five-yard touchdown, in the win over Ohio … left Eastern Michigan game with an ankle sprain and did not play against Illinois and Indiana.
2011 Media Guide: Tall target at tight end who has put effort into improving as a blocker … has continued to make gains in terms of strength and power … will be a key component of the Ohio State passing game.
2010: Shared starting time at tight end … 3 receptions gained 41 yards in the Marshall win … 5 catches for 61 yards, including a 5-yd TD in the Ohio win … left Eastern Michigan game with ankle sprain … did not play against Illinois or Indiana … 3-yard TD from Pryor in Penn State win … 3 catches gained 39 yards vs. Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl … offensive player of week: Ohio … second-year letterman.
2010 Media Guide: Looking to move into a starting role with the graduation of Jake Ballard.
2009: Played behind Ballard at tight end for the Rose Bowl champs … 17-yard reception vs. Navy … 13-yard catch from Joe Bauserman in the Toledo game … first-year letterwinner.
2009 Media Guide: Tall target at tight end who has put effort into improving as a blocker … made excellent strides toward becoming more comfortable at the position during spring drills … must continue to make gains in terms of strength and power.
2008: Did not see varsity action for the Big Ten champions … took a redshirt season.
High School: Record-setting receiver who totaled 1,267 yards on 74 catches with 15 scores as a senior … enrolled at OSU in March … all-state, all-metro, all-district and all-OCC as a junior and senior … 168 career receptions for 2,751 yards with 28 TD … U.S. Army All-America and Big 33 games … runner-up for Gatorade state player of the year … ESPN, Scout, PrepStar Top 150 … Rivals, Superprep 250 … Buckeye BlueChip … also a basketball and track standout.
Personal: Son of Mark and Cathy Stoneburner … says his hobby is eating … says he would be in the freak show if he was part of the circus.
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