Played in 9 games with 2 starts in his rookie season, recording 3 receptions for 32 yards.
College: Played in 53 games for the Buckeyes and started 15 times, including 12 starts as a sen-ior in 2015. He totaled 55 receptions for 585 yards (10.6 yards per catch) and six touchdowns over the course of his career. He finished his career ranking ninth all-time among Ohio State tight ends in receptions and tied for 10th in touchdown receptions. Was invited to the Reese’s Senior Bowl following his sennior season after recording 19 catches for 162 yards on the season. Played in all 15 games his junior season and had 19 recep-tions for 220 yards and five touchdowns. Scored a touchdown against Oregon in the National Championship game. As a sophomore, played in 13 games and had eight catches for 80 yards. Caught his first collegiate touchdown pass against Purdue. After redshirting the 2011 season as a true freshman, played in all 12 games, starting two (vs. Alabama-Birmingham and Nebraska), ranking fifth on the team with nine receptions and 123 receiving yards.
Personal: Played his high school football at Central High School in Westerville, Ohio. He grad-uated from Ohio State in August 2015 with his degree in sport industry.