74 Scott Zalenski

Scott Zalenski Ohio State
usaUnited States
Bethel Park, PA
High School
Bethel Park
Past Teams
Ohio State
1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

Major: Engineering (1983-84)

Weight: 257 (1984), 258 (1983), 248 (1981-82), 237 (1980)

1984 Media Guide: An effective pass blocker, he has the speed to pull and lead sweeps … lifts 580 pounds … an intelligent athlete, he makes the proper adjustments and uses the preferred techniques … will be one of the top guards in the Big Ten.

1983: Started nine games.

1983 Media Guide: An effective pass blocker with the speed to pull on sweeps … lifts 565 pounds from the squat … an intelligent athlete, he makes the proper adjustment and uses the best technique.

1982: Started ten games and missed only the Wisconsin game.

1982 Media Guide: Combines strength, size, speed and a desire to excel.

1981: Started six games as a freshman, becoming a starter in the sixth game against Illinois … quickly developed into a standout player.

1981 Media Guide: Underwent knee surgery last fall … impressed the Buckeye coaches with his fine showing in spring practice … moved to guard midway in spring drills and is a good bet to start … has good agility and physical strength … learns quickly and is determined to excel.

1980: Enrolled at Ohio State in the fall of 1980, but a pre-season knee injury kept him out of action.

1980 Media Guide: A rangy athlete with great potential … has a fine attitude and is highly competitive.

High School: Won all-Pennsylvania honors as a tackle at Bethel Park High … played tight end as a junior … won high school letters in football, basketball and track … high school coach was Tom Urbanik, former Penn State star.

Personal: From a family of five … father is a lawyer … admires Franco Harris and Terry Bradshaw.


1981Ohio State760
1982Ohio State11100
1983Ohio State1290
1984Ohio State12120