81 John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson Ohio State
usaUnited States
Atwater, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986

Jersey #: 81 (83-86), 59 (1982)

Major: Recreation Education (1986), Geology (1984-85), Graphic Arts (1982-83)

Weight: 232 (1986), 236 (1985), 228 (1984), 227 (1983), 218 (1982)

1986 Media Guide: An example of how a good athlete can play major college football even though he attended a small high school … was moved to tight end in college.

1985: Played 160.5 minutes in 1985, seeing action in all 12 games … caught three passes but was most effective as a blocker.

1985 Media Guide: A strong showing in spring drills indicated he is ready to help … provides good depth at tight end, Ohio State’s deepest position … a determined blocker who plays with all-out effort … caught six passes in the spring game in Berea and four in the Ohio Stadium game … practiced as an outside linebacker in 1982 but did not see any game action … moved to tight end in the spring of 1983.

1984: Lettered.

1983: Moved to tight end to take advantage of his blocking ability … saw brief action in three games as a freshman.

1983 Media Guide: Ohio State coaches recruited him because of his athletic ability and his competitive attitude … was first used as an outside linebacker, but was moved to tight end in the spring … added 19 pounds the first year.

1982: Practiced as an outside linebacker in 1982 at Ohio State but did not see any game action.

1982 Media Guide: A versatile athlete who attended a small school … may be a sleeper among the freshmen recruits … Buckeye coaches are impressed with his quickness and his competitive attitude … may be used either at the inside or outside positions.

High School: Was a quarterback and linebacker at Waterloo High School … was the team punter as well as the kickoff and extra point specialist … was a rare combination in track – a sprinter and a shot putter.

Personal: Hobbies are hunting and fishing … admires Dick Butkus, Russ Francis and John Frank … married.


SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLngFumLostFRDef TD
1983Ohio State30000000000
1984Ohio State60000000000
1985Ohio State1203248.0090000
1986Ohio State131000000000


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
1983Ohio State3000000000000000
1984Ohio State6000000000000000
1985Ohio State12011000000000000
1986Ohio State13132100000000000