51 Ross Homan

Ross Homan Ohio State
usa United States
Coldwater, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2006, 2007, 2008

Major: Business Administration (2007-08)

Weight: 229 (2008), 237 (2006-07)

2008 Media Guide: Will compete with Marcus Freeman at will linebacker … will see field time because of speed and play-making ability … excellent understanding of the defensive packages.

2007: Missed much of the season with turf toe … took a medical redshirt.

2007 Media Guide: Blessed with tremendous speed and play-making ability … ranked the No. 10 outside linebacker prospect in the country coming out of high school.

2006: Played all 13 games and collected 28 tackles, which ranked ninth on the team and third among linebackers … top tackle efforts came against Minnesota (seven), at Northwestern (five) and at Texas (four) … collected his first collegiate interception in the win at Northwestern and returned it five yards … had a 13-yard sack in the win over Cincinnati.

2006 Media Guide: Enrolled at Ohio State for winter quarter and participated in the winter conditioning program and spring practice … had a team-high eight tackles, including a four-yard sack, in the spring game to help lead the Scarlet to a 12-0 win over the Gray … ranked the No. 10 outside linebacker prospect in the country coming out of high school.

High School: Three-time first-team All-Ohio selection … totaled 119 solo tackles and 85 assists as a senior, including 17 for lost yardage … Ohio’s 2005 Div. IV Player of the Year … led Coldwater to the 2005 Div. IV state title … had one interception, which he returned for a touchdown … rushed for 1,412 yards and 26 touchdowns on 215 carries and caught 31 passes for 488 yards and four touchdowns … collected 137 solo tackles and 97 assists as a junior and had 13 tackles for loss … rushed for 806 yards and 14 TDs on 167 carries as a junior and had 12 receptions for 249 yards and five touchdowns.

Personal: Son of David and Alice Homan … favorite former Buckeye is Archie Griffin … favorite former cousin to former Buckeyes Bob and Tom Hoying.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2006Ohio State13NA2815132.0151.0130NA15000
2007Ohio State4NA12662.04000000100
2008Ohio State13NA6735326.0171.080200100