30 Jared Drake

Jared Drake Ohio State
usaUnited States
Westerville, OH
High School
Westerville Central
Past Teams
Ohio State
2015, 2016, 2017

Major: Sociology (2017), Communications (2015-16)

Weight: 220 (2017), 225 (2016), 220 (2015)

2017 Media Guide: Jared Drake is in his third season with the football program and is a true junior … he initially was an invited walk-on to the team in the summer of 2015 … he has added long snapping to his
resume along with his responsibilities as a linebacker.

2016 Media Guide: Jared Drake is in his second season with the football program after being invited to walk-on to the team in the summer of 2015.

2015 Media Guide: Jared Drake is a sophomore in his first year with the football team … the communications major was an invited walk-on to the team in the summer of 2015.

High School: Drake was a five-sport letterman at Upper Arlington and Westerville Central (his parents moved to Westerville prior to his junior year) and with an impressive array of football accomplishments, including being named first-team all-Ohio and the Columbus Dispatch’s 2013 metro player of the year … these honors coming after a record-setting senior season when he threw for 2,454 yards and 26 touchdowns, and rushed for 640 yards and eight touchdowns and helped Westerville Central advance to the state playoffs with a 10-2 record … also averaged over 39 yards per punt for coach John Magistro, who coached Buckeye great Joey Galloway once upon a time … Drake was named the captain of This Week News’s Super 25 team … two-time all-Ohio Capital Conference selection … helped Arlington win the 2012 state lacrosse title.

Personal: Is the son of Cathy and Peter Drake … his sister, Lauren, is a senior at Ohio State after starting out at Oregon as a lacrosse player … his mother was a diver at Cincinnati and a grandfather,
Phil Drake, was a backup quarterback and letterman on Ohio State’s 1942 national championship squad.




SeasonTeamGGSRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRecRec YdsRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLostKRKR YdsKR TD
2017Ohio State50372.3000040001140


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstKRKR YdsKR TD
2017Ohio State501101140