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Academic Honors

Academic All-Americans

1952 John Borton QB1954 Dick Hilinski T1958 Bob White FB1961Tom Perdue E1965 Bill Ridder MG1966 Dave Foley OT1967 Dave FoleyOT1968 Dave Foley OT1968 Mark Stier LB1969 Bill Urbanik DT1971 RickSimon OT1973 Randy Gradishar LB1974 Brian Baschnagel RB1975 BrianBaschnagel RB1976 Pete Johnson FB1976 Bill Lukens OG1977 Jeff LoganRB1980 Marcus Marek LB1982 Joe Smith OT1982 John Frank TE1983 JohnFrank TE1984 Dave Crecelius DT1984 Mike Lanese FL1985 Mike LaneseFL1989 Joe Staysniak OT1992 Len Hartman OG1992 Greg Smith NG1995Greg Bellisari LB1996 Greg Bellisari LB1999 Ahmed Plummer CB2003Craig Krenzel QB

Vincent dePaul Draddy Award

1995 Bobby Hoying QB2003 Craig Krenzel QB

Rhodes Scholar

1985 Mike Lanese FL

Woody Hayes National Scholar-Athlete Award

1992 Greg Smith NG1995 Bobby Hoying QB

GTE/CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame

1992 Randy Gradishar LB

Academic All-American of The Year

2003 Craig Krenzel QB

NCAA Top V Award

1975 Archie Griffin TB

NCAA Top VIII Award

2003 Craig Krenzel QB

National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholarship Winners
Each year, the National Football Foundation awards a scholarship to the Top 13 seniors in college football. The $18,000 grant for graduate work is based upon combined excellence in athletics and academics. Over the years, Ohio State has produced 19 recipients. At its annual awards banquet, the Foundation also presents the Vincent dePaul Draddy Award to the top senior in the group. Buckeyes Bobby Hoying (1995) and Craig Krenzel (2003) are the only Big Ten players to win that award.

1964 Arnie Chonko DB1965 Willard Sander FB1968 David FoleyOT1970 Rex Kern QB1973 Randy Gradishar LB1975 Brian BaschnagelRB1979 Jim Laughlin LB1982 Joe Smith OT1983 John Frank TE1984 DaveCrecelius DT1985 Mike Lanese FL1989 Joe Staysniak OT1990 Greg FreyQB1992 Greg Smith NG1994 Joey Galloway SE1995 Bobby Hoying QB1996Greg Bellisari LB1999 Ahmed Plummer CB2003 Craig Krenzel QB

Ohio State Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

1953 John Borton QB1954 John Borton QB  Dick HilinskiT1955 Fred Kriss E  Frank Ellwood QB1956 Frank EllwoodQB1957 Frank Kremblas QB  Bob White FB1958 Bob WhiteFB1959 Bob White FB1960 Bill Wentz HB1961 Tom Perdue E1962 DavidKatterhenrich FB1964 Arnold Chonko DB1965 Bill Ridder G Ray Pryor C1966 Ray Pryor C  Mark Stier LB  TomPortsmouth S  Dick Himes G  Dave Foley OT1967Dick Himes T1968 Dave Foley OT  John Muhlbach C Mark Stier LB1969 Bill Urbanik DT  Dave Cheney OT1970 DaveCheney OT  Rex Kern QB  Mike Sensibaugh S1971Rick Simon OT  Rick Seifert S1972 Rick Seifert S1973 RandyGradishar LB1974 Brian Baschnagel RB  Pat CurtoDE  Ken Kuhn LB  Bruce Ruhl DB  BillLukens OG1975 Brian Baschnagel RB  Pat Curto DE Tim Fox DB  Ken Kuhn LB  Bruce Ruhl DB Chris Ward OT1976 Pete Johnson FB  Bill Lukens OG1977 JeffLogan RB1978 Gregory Castignola QB1979 Jim Laughlin LB1980 JoeLukens OT  Marcus Marek LB1981 Joe Smith OT1982 Joe SmithOT  Karl Edwards P  John Frank TE Spencer Nelms G  Dave Crecelius DT1983 Paul AllenK  Dave Crecelius DT  Karl Edwards P John Frank TE  Spencer Nelms G1984 Dave CreceliusDT  Judd Groza TE  Anthony Giuliani NG Mike Lanese FL  Barry Walker FB1985 Mike LaneseFL  Barry Walker FB  William White DB Alex Higdon TE1986 Alex Higdon TE  Joe Staysniak OT1987Jeff Davidson OG  Alex Higdon TE  Mark PeliniDB  Scott Powell QB  Joe Staysniak OT1988 DanielBeatty C  Andrew Gurd LB  Mark PeliniDB  Scott Powell QB  Joe Staysniak OT1989 GregFrey QB  Rich Frimel DT  Ron Lachey C Mark Pelini DB  Greg Smith NG  Brian StableinSE  Joe Staysniak OT1990 Jim Borchers LS  GregFrey QB  Raymont Harris TB  Len HartmanOG  Greg Smith NG1991 Pete Beckman NG  JimBorchers LS  Joey Galloway SE  Len HartmanOG  Joe Pickens QB  Mick Shoaf OT  GregSmith NG1992 Pete Beckman NG  Jim Borchers LS Len Hartman OG  Greg Smith NG  Bobby HoyingQB1993 Jim Borchers LS  Luke Fickell NG  JoeyGalloway SE  Bobby Hoying QB  Josh JacksonK  Darrell “D.J.” Jones TE Dennis Maag CB  Bret Powers QB1994 Greg BellisariLB  Luke Fickel NG  Joey Galloway SE Bob Houser TE  Bobby Hoying QB  Tom HoyingQB  Josh Jackson K  Darrell“D.J.” Jones TE  Dennis MaagFS  Shawn Springs CB  Brian StoughtonDE  Mike Vrabel DE1995 Dave Becker LB  GregBellisari LB  Brooks Burris OT  Luke FickellNG  Brian Heinen FL  Bob Houser TE Bobby Hoying QB  Tom Hoying QB  Josh JacksonK  Darrell “D.J.” Jones TE Jerry Rudzinski LB  Brian Stoughton DE 1996 Greg BellisariLB   Luke Fickell NG   Bob Houser TE  Tom Hoying QB   Josh Jackson K   Darrell“D.J.” Jones TE   Matt LaVrar LB  Ahmed Plummer CB   Jerry Rudzinski LB  Andy Stamp K   Mike Vrabel DE   SteveWisniewski TE 1997 David Boston SE   Chad Cacchio FL  Steve Gehlert QB   Mike Gurr OG  Kevin Houser TE   Tom Hoying TE   Matt LaVrar DE  Kurt Murphy C   Ahmed Plummer CB  Jerry Rudzinski LB   Andy Stamp K   Darik WarnkeSE   Steve Wisniewski TE 1998 Brooks Burris OG  Chad Cacchio SE   Mike Gurr OG   Kevin Houser TE  Matt LaVrar DE   David Mitchell CB  Kurt Murphy C   Jason Ott LB   Ahmed Plummer CB  Jerry Rudzinski LB   Darik Warnke SE  Steve Wisniewski TE 1999 Chad Cacchio SE   Mike Gurr OG  Kevin Houser TE   Matt LaVrar DE  David Mitchell CB   Kurt Murphy C   Donnie NickeySS   Jason Ott LB   Ahmed Plummer CB  Tyson Walter OT   Steve Wisniewski TE 2000 Arthur Allen DB  Chad Cacchio SE   Andy Groom P/K  Mike Gurr OG   Ben Hartsock TE   Jesse Kline TB  Jim Kortovich LB   Craig Krenzel QB  Scott Kuhnhein OG   David Mitchell CB   Jason OttLB   Fred Pagac LB   Tyson Walter OT 2001 AndyGroom P/K   Ben Hartsock TE   Harlen Jacobs DB  Mike Jacobs C   Jesse Kline TB   JimKortovich LB   Craig Krenzel QB   Fred Pagac LB  Tyson Walter OT 2002 David Andrews TE   JasonCaldwell TE   John Conroy OL   ChristopherConwell CB   Ryan Cook OT   Bryce Culver DE  Dustin Fox CB   Simon Fraser DE  Stephan Graef DE   Andrew Groom P   Maurice HallRB   Ben Hartsock TE   Joshua Huston P/K  Craig Krenzel QB   John McLaughlin OT  Jeremy Miller LS   Steven Moore CB  Mike Nugent PK   Adam Olds OG   James Otis QB  Fred Pagac, Jr. LB   Brandon Schnittker FB  Jack Tucker FB   Kyle Turano P/K  Bryan Weaver P/DB   Stephan Winne OL   MichaelYoung WR 2003 Bryce Culver DE   Mike DeMaria TB  Dustin Fox CB   Simon Fraser DE   Steve Graef DE  Maurice Hall TB   Roy Hall SE   BenHartsock TE   Craig Krenzel QB   Nick Mangold OC  Brandon Mitchell FS   Steven Moore CB  Adam Olds OG   Jim Otis QB   FredPagac Jr. LB   Joel Penton DE   Quinn Pitcock DT  Nate Salley FS   Brandon Schnittker FB  Troy Smith QB   Stan White TE