Jake Hausmann signed as a rookie free agent with the Detroit Lions following the 2021 NFL Draft.
Ohio State Overview
• Graduated with his degree in strategic communications
• A three-time academic all-Big Ten Conference honoree
• Played in 30 games with three receptions for 26 yards and one touchdown
• Played in 13 of 14 games for the Big Ten champion Buckeyes as a fourth-year junior in 2019.
• Was a starter on the punt unit.
• Played a season-high 45 offensive snaps against Maryland.
• One week later, scored his first career touchdown – a four-yard reception – at Rutgers.
• Earned his first Varsity O letter in 2018 when he played in 11 games for the Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion Buckeyes.
• Played on special teams units in each of the final 11 games of the season.
• Saw action in three games as a freshman in 2017 after he red-shirted the 2016 campaign.
Academic Honors & Notes
• Hausmann was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and five times been named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
• Shadowed former Ohio State tight end Jake Ballard, who is an engineer with the Howard Henna Lenker Group, during the summer of 2018.
More on Jake
• Hausmann was considered one of the Top 5 tight ends in his recruiting class and was a consensus 4-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports.
• Both Rivals and 247Sports rated Hausmann No. 4 among tight ends with ESPN and Scout ranking him No. 5.
• Was a Top 100 prospect on the Rivals 100 (No. 71) … the No. 47 player overall by Prepstar and a member of its Dream Team.
• Accumulated career totals of 95 receptions for 1,349 yards and 17 touchdowns, was second in the Greater Catholic League in receptions in both 2014 and 2015 and was first-team Division I all-state in 2015 as a senior with special mention all-state honors as a junior.
• Played on state champion team in 2013 as a sophomore.
• Caught 50 passes for 718 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, including huge games of 13 receptions vs. the Canada Prep Academy and 11 receptions vs. Don Bosco Prep.
• Coached by John Rodenberg.
• Attended The Opening in the summer of 2015 and was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American bowl following his senior season.
• Both parents – Vicky and Pete Hausmann – attended Ohio State.
• Has a sister, Madeleine, who attends Ohio State student and a younger sister, Kirsten.