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Jeff Heuerman
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Jeff Heuerman

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Height
6-6
Weight
255 Lbs

Bio

Jeff Heuerman is a tight end for the Ohio State University Buckeyes of the Big Ten Conference. He was named a fourth team pre-season All-American by Phil Steele in 2014.

High School

Heuerman attended Barron Collier High School in Florida. He was named all-conference, all-area and all-district as a senior and he helped his team to three straight district titles. An outstanding hockey player, Heuerman did not start playing football until he reached high school. He comes from a family of athletes as his father Paul was the captain of the University of Michigan basketball team and his brother Mike plays tight end for Notre Dame.

College

Heuerman played right away as a true freshman in 2011. He participated in 10 games and tallied his first career catch, a 25-yard reception, in the Gator Bowl against Florida. He started to develop as a threat in the passing game as a sophomore in 2012, playing in all 12 games for the undefeated Buckeyes. He finished with eight catches on the season, including an 18-yard touchdown against Nebraska. Heuerman also caught the two-point conversion against Purdue that forced overtime and kept Ohio State’s undefeated season alive.

In 2013 Heuerman became a star for OSU. He was tops on the team in average yards per catch at 17.9 and finished the year with 466 receiving yards and four touchdowns. Once again he burned Purdue as Heuerman was named the Mackey Award National Player of the Week with five catches for 116 yards, the most receiving yards for an OSU tight end in 30 years. He tallied a 57-yard reception against Clemson in the Orange Bowl and was an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and media.

Heuerman enters 2014 as one of the best blocking and catching tight ends in the country. He is very strong, as he can bench 225 pounds 33 times, and very athletic, sporting a 36.5’’ vertical leap.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN
2013 Regular Season 26 36 466 17.9 4 57 4 1 0 4 16

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
1-3-2014 @ Clemson Tigers Clemson Tigers 35-40 1 3 57 57.0 57 0 1 1 6 6.0 0 0
12-7-2013 @ Michigan State Spartans Michigan State Spartans 34-24 1 3 36 36.0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2013 @ Michigan Wolverines Michigan Wolverines 41-42 2 2 59 29.5 37 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-23-2013 @ Indiana Hoosiers Indiana Hoosiers 42-14 2 2 59 29.5 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-16-2013 @ Illinois Fighting Illini Illinois Fighting Illini 35-60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

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