- John Peterson
- United States
- Middletown, OH
- High School
- Current Team
- Ohio State
Major: Recreation Education
1990 Media Guide: A fifth-year senior and one of the Buckeyes’ most experienced linemen … missed all of last year following surgery on both shoulders, but enjoyed an excellent spring and won a starting spot at strong guard … coaches are hoping he will be a leader on a young offensive line … very consistent in the spring and made enormous strides in his pass blocking … has started both at guard and tackle at OSU, but injuries have kept him from ever playing a full season.
1989: Was to have battled Karl Coles for a starting spot at strong guard, but instead underwent shoulder surgery at the start of the season and did not play.
1988: His first year at guard after spending the previous season at tackle … played sparingly in four games as a backup to Greg Zackeroff … total playing time was 20 minutes.
1987: Began the 1987 season as the starting right tackle, but a dislocated elbow at LSU sidelined him for the remainder of the season.
1986: Redshirted … underwent surgery on his lower legs to reduce a painful condition brought about by his calf muscles developing more rapidly than
the surrounding tissue.
HIGH SCHOOL: A consensus high school All-American … first-team all-state and Ohio Class AAA Lineman-of-the-Year as a senior … broke his high school’s 28-year-old shot put record, previously held by former OSU basketball All-American Jerry Lucas.
PERSONAL: Wants to someday coach college football … hobbies include woodworking.