- Obie Stillwell
- United States
- Mansfield, OH
- High School
- Mansfield Senior
- Current Team
- Ohio State
- 1993, 1994, 1995
Post-OSU Update: Obie Stillwell has had a long career in real estate in the Columbus, Ohio area. He also is a pre and post-game host on ABC 6 Football Fever, where he talks about Ohio State games. Additionally, Stillwell has a radio show, “Real Estate, Stocks, and Jocks“, on 98.9 FM. Read more. His son, Kobie Stillwell, was indicted in 2020 on three counts of aggravated vehicular homicide after causing a car crash near Easton. Results of the trial are unknown. (Updated: 2021)
Jersey #: 32 (1995), 34 (1993-94)
Major: Criminology (1994-95), Unknown (1993)
Weight: 220 (1995), 213 (1994), 203 (1993)
1995 Media Guide: Walk-on who earned his first letter last year … played in four of the first five games, logging a total of 17 minutes as a reserve linebacker and member of the special teams … injured his left knee at Northwestern on Oct. 1 and had subsequent surgery that forced him to miss the remainder of the season and spring practice … hopes to be fully recovered in the fall and
provide depth on the outside … longest stint last year was nine minutes against Houston … had six tackles on the year … has played well on the special teams, especially on the kick coverage unit … has good speed and can hit.
1994 Media Guide: Second-year walk-on … hard worker and good athlete … saw limited action in seven games last year as a member of the special teams … backs up Craig Powell and Ryan Miller on the outside … had a good spring and should see increased playing time this fall with the special teams … good practice player … walked on for the first time during the spring of 1993 and made the team … coaches would like to see him add weight.
1993: Longest stint was three minutes — against both Rice and Northwestern … had four tackles (all solos), one each against Rice, Northwestern and Michigan State.
Other: Was the victim of a random gun shot wound (shot in buttocks) over Christmas break last year (His teammate, Jayson Gwinn, was on the scene and later died in a two-car collision that night) and subsequently missed the Holiday Bowl … a standout high school athlete who had several offers from smaller schools, but chose instead to attend Ohio State … major is criminology … was a standout football and basketball player at Mansfield, earning all-state honors in the former as a senior.