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Cade Stover

TE

Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 255
  • Hometown Mansfield, Ohio
  • Last School Lexington
  • Year 4th Year

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @cstov8
Instagram: @cstov8

2022-23 Season Highlights

• Has played in 26 games during his career with the Buckeyes
• Has played three different positions (DE, TE, LB)
• Caught first two career TD passes vs. Wisconsin

Ohio State Overview
• Cade is in his fourth season with the program and has three seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2022
• Has moved from defensive end to linebacker, and then back and forth between linebacker and tight end, and will line up as a tight end in 2022
• Has played in 21 games for the Buckeyes, including 15 at tight end and six on defense (four at DE and two at LB)
• Played at defensive end in 2019 and then moved to tight end for the 2020 and 2021 seasons
• Moved to linebacker late in the 2021 season, and played at the position against Michigan and in the Rose Bowl vs. Utah
• Recorded six tackles vs. Utah and for his career, has been in on 15 total tackles
• Caught five passes for 76 yards in 2021
• As a second-year player in 2020, made three tackles and forced a fumble vs. Michigan State
• Played in four games as a true freshman for the Buckeyes in 2019 and redshirted
• Is an agricultural systems management major

More on Cade
• The fourth-ranked player in Ohio and the No. 130 overall prospect according to 247Sports
• Named Ohio’s Mr. Football by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association and the Gatorade Player of the Year
• The eighth-ranked linebacker nationally and a semifinalist for the High School Butkus Award honoring the nation’s top prep linebacker
• Selected as Ohio’s Division III Defensive Player of the Year in 2018 and a first-team all-state selection after recording 163 tackles and four interceptions during the regular season
• Added 1,477 yards and 17 touchdowns as a running back
• Ohio Cardinal Conference Defensive Player of the Year
• As a sophomore in 2016 for head coach Taylor Gerhardt, Stover made 190 tackles (14.6 per game) as Lexington made the regional finals
• A great all-around athlete, Stover earned second team all-Ohio honors on the basketball court as a junior in leading Lexington to the OHSAA Final Four in Columbus
• Set the school’s all-time scoring record in basketball
• Parents are Chelsi and Trevor Stover