64 Jim Lachey

Jim Lachey Ohio State
usaUnited States
St. Henry, OH
High School
St. Henry
Past Teams
Ohio State
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

Post-OSU Update: Jim Lachey was a first-round pick (12th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. A starter from his first game, Lachey made one Pro Bowl in three seasons with the Chargers. He is best known as a member of “The Hogs”, the Washington Redskins offensive line in the late 80s to early 90s. Lachey won two Super Bowls and made three straight All-Pro teams (’89-91) with Washington. After football, Lachey coached in the Arena League and is currently a radio broadcaster of  Ohio State football games. (updated: Mar. 2024)

Major: Business (1982-84)

Weight: 274 (1984), 268 (1983), 262 (1982), 258 (1981)

1984 Media Guide: Has won three letters at Ohio State … has played in 30 games, including four starts … an unusual athlete for his size, blessed with speed and strength … the fastest interior lineman on the squad.

1983: Saw action in 170 minutes.

1983 Media Guide: Has won two letters in a reserve role for the Buckeyes … expected to start in 1983 … runs the 40 in 4.80, good for his size.

1982: Played 87 minutes, including a start against Wisconsin.

1982 Media Guide: An exceptional athlete who combines size, speed, strength and determination … time for the 40 is 4.81 … certain to help Ohio State this year … has unusual leg strength.

1981: Won a letter as a freshman seeing action as a reserve guard and as a member of the specialty teams.

High School: Twice won all-Ohio honors as a tackle at St. Henry High … a Parade All-American … won 11 high school letters and captained the football, basketball and track teams his senior year … started at center on a state championship basketball team in 1979 … a three-year starter in basketball as his teams compiled a 62-10 record … ran on his high school 400-meter relay team.

Personal: Enjoys music and all sports.




1981Ohio State800
1982Ohio State1110
1983Ohio State1131
1984Ohio State12121