Ohio State Overview: Pete is a fine football player who will be competing for significant playing time this season at linebacker in addition to serving as a trusted and valued member of multiple special teams units … he lettered last year for the Big Ten champion Buckeyes after playing in 11 of 14 games … contributed nine tackles with most of them coming on special teams … Pete is an OSU Scholar-Athlete who is exploring majors.
Honors and Awards
2017: OSU Scholar-Athlete
More on Pete: Rivals, 247Sports and Scout 4-star prospect Pete Werner was a standout outside linebacker at Indianapolis Cathedral for coach Rick Streiff … also played safety and cornerback at times throughout his career … among the Top 300 players nationally by both Scout and 247Sports and among the Top 20 outside linebackers … Werner was a first-team Associated Press Class 6A all-state pick as a senior for a Cathedral team that went 7-5 and advanced to the regional finals … missed three games because of an injury, but recorded 64 tackles, including 17 tackles-for-loss and eight quarterback sacks, and finished third for Indianapolis Star Mr. Football honors … earned top linebacker award in the state by the Star … American Family Insurance all-USA Indianapolis super team member … rated as the No. 1 outside linebacker in the Midwest by Scout and a PrepStar all-Midwest region honoree … honorable mention AP all-state in 2015 … also ran the 400 meters in track … is the son of Nancy and Greg Werner … father starred in football and baseball at DePauw University, is in its Athletics Hall of Fame and played two years in the NFL with the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles … older brother, Dan, plays football at Harvard.