Mitch Rossi


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 250
  • Hometown Franklin, Tenn.
  • Last School Franklin
  • Year Graduated

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @mitch_rossi5
Instagram: @mitch_rossi

Ohio State Overview
• Mitch Rossi is in his sixth season with the Ohio State football program and on scholarship after initially being an invited walk-on to the team in the summer of 2017
• He’s played in all 35 games over the past three seasons, as tight end and as a critical member of Ohio State’s special teams units, and has earned three Varsity O letters
• His first career reception was a touchdown: a 1-yarder in the win at Rutgers
• Also had receptions in 2021 vs. Nebraska, Michigan State and a career-long reception of 22 yards against Utah in the Rose Bowl
• Has been part of four Big Ten championship-winning teams and two that have made the College Football Playoff

Honors & Awards
2021: Graduated with his degree in finance; Academic All-Big Ten
2020: OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2019: OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
2018: OSU Scholar-Athlete
2017: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Mitch
• Rossi played four years of both football and rugby at Franklin High School in Franklin, Tenn., while also competing in basketball for two years
• A two-way standout who played both middle linebacker and running back for the Rebels and head coach Donnie Webb
• Named Region 3-6A offensive most valuable player and all-state as a senior in 2016 when he helped Franklin advance to the state quarterfinals for its deepest post-season run in five years
• Accounted for over 1,200 yards on the ground with 19 touchdowns
• Carried the ball 31 times for 171 yards in a 31-10 playoff win over Memphis White Station
• Made 77 tackles, including 10 for loss, to go along with two sacks, an interception and forced fumble as a junior
• State champion and championship game MVP in rugby
• Is the son of Tom and Deb Rossi
• Has two older siblings: a sister, Molly, and a brother, Jack