April 10, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Department of Athletics released its annual list of Ohio State University Scholar-Athletes today and 26 football players were honored for their academic achievements during the 2013-14 academic year.

OSU Scholar-Athletes have an overall grade point average of 3.00 or better for the academic year. Offensive tackle Darryl Baldwin, who will graduate May 4 with his degree in marketing, is an OSU Scholar-Athlete for the third time. He is also a two-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree. A total of 11 football players are being recognized as a scholar-athlete for at least the second time, including center Jacoby Boren, linebacker Joe Burger, offensive guard Pat Elflein, long snapper Bryce Haynes, defensive end Noah Spence and linebacker Cam Williams.

True freshman honored with at least a 3.00 GPA this year include defensive end Joey Bosa, wide receiver James Clark, running back Ezekiel Elliott, offensive lineman Evan Lisle, defensive tackle Donovan Munger and offensive lineman Billy Price.

2013-14 OSU Scholar-Athletes
*Indicates 2013 Academic All-Big Ten honorees (must be a sophomore academically)

  • OL * Darryl Baldwin – senior from Solon majoring in marketing; 3rd OSU Scholar-Athlete award
  • K * Drew Basil – from Chillicothe, he graduated in December with degree in strategic communication
  • QB J.T. Barrett – sophomore from Wichita Falls, Texas, who is exploring majors
  • OL * Jacoby Boren – junior from Pickerington majoring in construction systems management; 3rd award
  • DE Joey Bosa – freshman from Fort Lauderdale in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • LB * Joe Burger – sophomore from Cincinnati majoring in engineering; 2nd award
  • SAF Michael Cibene – freshman from Fort Lauderdale majoring in business
  • WR James Clark – freshman from New Smyrna Beach, Fla., majoring in business
  • OL * Taylor Decker – junior from Vandalia majoring in zoology
  • OL * Pat Elflein – sophomore from Pickerington exploring majors; 2nd award
  • RB Ezekiel Elliott – freshman from St. Louis exploring majors
  • WR Frank Epitropoulos; sophomore from Arlington majoring in biology; 2nd award
  • OL Logan Gaskey – freshman from Long Grove, Ill., majoring in business
  • WR Peter Gwilym – junior from Freeport, Maine, majoring in business; 3rd award
  • LS * Bryce Haynes – junior from Cumming, Ga., majoring in biology; 3rd award
  • OL Evan Lisle – freshman from Centerville exploring majors
  • LB Aaron Mawhirter – freshman from Sandusky majoring in exercise science
  • QB Luke Morgan – freshman from Lebanon majoring in business administration
  • DT Donovan Munger – freshman from Shaker Heights exploring majors
  • OL Billy Price – freshman from Youngstown majoring in business administration
  • TE Chris Rock – junior from Westerville majoring in consumer & family financial services
  • P Jake Russell – junior from Twinsburg majoring in marketing
  • Nik Sarac – junior from Orange majoring in exercise science; 3rd award
  • DE Noah Spence – sophomore from Harrisburg, Pa., majoring in sociology
  • OL Ben St. John – senior from Elmore majoring in human nutrition
  • LB Camren Williams – sophomore from North Easton, Mass., majoring in communication; 2nd award