16 Zach Domicone

Zach Domicone Ohio State
usaUnited States
Xenia, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Pronunciation: DOM-uh-cone

Major: Marketing (2010-12)

Weight: 216 (2012), 211 (2010-11), 215 (2008)

2012 Media Guide: Zach is in his fifth year with the football program and he already has his bachelor’s degree in marketing (June, 2012) … he is a three-time letterwinner as well as a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree … he has played in 25 games over the last three years after initially red-shirting the 2008 campaign … Zach played in 12 of 13 games in 2011, missing only the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl with a knee issue that required surgery following the season (and kept him out of the 2012 spring drills) … he has 18 career tackles with 10 of those coming during the 2011 season, and personal-bests of three tackles made during the Colorado and Michigan games, respectively … he has a penchant for making big plays: last year he recovered a fumble in the win over Colorado; in 2010 he returned a block punt for a touchdown against Minnesota; and in 2009
he recovered a Minnesota fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half.

2011 Media Guide: Continues to gain confidence through experience.

2010: backup to Orhian Johnson at strong safety … a key contributor on the special units … returned a blocked punt for a touchdown at Minnesota … scout team workhorse: Illinois … academic all-Big Ten … second-year letterman.

2010 Media Guide: safety prospect who will also contribute on the special units this season … will work during spring practice along with Orhian Johnson, Tyler Moeller and Jamie Wood.

2009: Redshirt freshman safety … recovered a Minnesota fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half … first-year letterwinner.

2008: Did not see varsity action for the Big Ten champions … took a redshirt and worked on the scout squads … scout team workhorse: Youngstown State, Wisconsin.

High School: Rushed for 1,111 yards and nine scores as a senior … also passed for 572 yards and five TD … first team all-area and all-GWOC … two-time team MVP and received the Paul Martin Award … second team all-SW district … finished fourth in the state in the 4×400 and sixth in the state in the 4×200 relays … also a basketball letterman.

Personal: Son of Fred and Stacey Domicone.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2009Ohio State6NA42200000100000
2010Ohio State7NA43100000000001
2011Ohio State12NA107300000100000
2012Ohio State8050500000000000