Buckeye Bits: Justin transfer to the Buckeye program who will contend for the starting nod at offensive guard … tough, physical combatant … worked this spring at left guard

Last Season (Transfer): Justin did not see varsity action sitting out his transfer year … scout team workhorse: Purdue

Last Played (2007 at Michigan): All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches and media) … started all 13 games, the first eight contests at center and the final five games at left guard … made first career start at center vs. Appalachian State

The Boren Football Identity: Dad, Mike, played football (1980-83) and mom ran track at Michigan … younger brother, Zach, is a Buckeye linebacker.

What You May Not Know About Justin Boren:

  • If I had a superhero power, it would be: to knock down walls
  • If I could play any instrument, I would play: drums
  • When I was younger, I dreamed of being a: truck driver
  • If I were part of a circus, I would be a: motorcycle stunt man
  • A hobby of mine is: boating
  • Favorite vacation spot: Cabo San Lucas
  • Best thing I cook: steaks
  • My hometown is known for: fishing