85 Judd Groza

Judd Groza Ohio State
usaUnited States
Berea, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

Post-OSU Update: Judd Groza graduated Ohio State with a 4.0 GPA and a B.S. degree in Marketing. He has had a long career in medical sales. (updated: Apr. 2024)

Major: Accounting (1983-84), Business (1980-82)

Weight: 234 (1984), 229 (1982-83), 228 (1980-81)

1984 Media Guide: Qualifies as the hard luck member of the team because of injuries and illnesses … an honor student throughout college majoring in accounting.

1983: Played in 72.5 minutes … a knee injury in practice before the 1983 Wisconsin game required surgery and forced him to miss the final four games of the regular season.

1983 Media Guide: Enjoyed an excellent spring practice that was injury free … has good hands, impressive speed and great desire.

1982: Played 46.5 minutes.

1982 Media Guide: One of the hard-luck members of the squad … enjoyed a promising spring practice in 1982 … has all the basics, good hands, impressive speed and great desire … an honor student.

1981: Did not see any game action.

1981 Media Guide: An exceptionally talented athlete … had surgery on his back and team doctors believe he should be able to resume football participation this fall … has good hands, impressive speed and great determination.

1980: Played five games as a freshman, before being sidelined with a spinal disc problem.

1980 Media Guide: A good blocker with fine speed.

High School: Was a high school All-American at Berea … won the Cleveland area “Outstanding Student-Athlete Award” as a senior … won nine high school letters, three each in football, basketball and track.

Personal: His father, Lou, is one of the top tackles and field goal kickers in pro history … admires Ozzie Newsome and Dave Logan.



SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLostFR
1982Ohio State9011818.00180000
1983Ohio State81000000000
1984Ohio State103122.9020000