87 Rich Huffman

Rich Huffman Ohio State
usaUnited States
Salem, OH
High School
Current Team
Ohio State
1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990

Major: Recreation Education (1990), Business Administration (1987-89)

Weight: 240 (1990), 228 (1987), 224 (1986)

1990 Media Guide: A solid player who will play behind Jeff Ellis, or could be in the hunt for a starting position if Ellis is unable to return from a knee injury that idled him almost all of last year … has the best speed of the tight ends … played in all 12 games last year as a backup … also a valuable member of the specialty teams … appears to be fully recovered from a broken leg suffered in the spring of 1987 … hard working and enthusiastic.

1989: Played a total of 99 minutes … had a 28-yard reception against Wisconsin, his first collegiate grab.

1989 Media Guide: A solid backup at tight end … impressed the coaching staff in the spring with his overall improvement … showed particular improvement as a blocker … appears to finally be fully recovered from a broken leg suffered in the spring of 1987 … has the best speed of the tight ends … very enthusiastic and hard working.

1988: Played in 10 games for a total of 40 minutes … did not catch a pass.

1988 Media Guide: Played well in the spring and projected himself into the picture as a backup tight end … a tough, scrappy competitor … a versatile athlete, he lettered in football, basketball and baseball in high school.

1987: Did not see any game action after breaking his leg the previous spring.

1987 Media Guide: A broken leg midway in spring practice forced him to miss some valuable work.

1986: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way, two-year starter his junior and senior years … played only four games his junior year due to an ankle sprain … caught 38 passes for 548 yards and five touchdowns as a senior … he also lettered in basketball and baseball … top football thrill came when he caught a touchdown pass off a fake field goal to win over a previously undefeated team.

PERSONAL: Hobby is golf … wants to “help Ohio State win the national championship.” … favorite foods are steak and pizza … favorite actor is Eddie Murphy … admires Michael Jordan and Tony Dorsett.


SeasonTeamGGSTgtRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLngKRKR Yds
1988Ohio State100000000111
1989Ohio State120NA12828.002824
1990Ohio State1111122.01215


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstKRKR Yds
1988Ohio State100651111
1989Ohio State12061524
1990Ohio State11164215