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Ben Schmiesing

LB

Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 225
  • Hometown Piqua, Ohio
  • Last School Piqua
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview: Schmiesing in his second season with the Ohio State football program, after initially joining the team in the summer of 2018 … is an OSU Scholar-Athlete majoring in business.

Honors and Awards
2018:
OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Ben: An all-Ohio linebacker/running back for head coach Bill Ness at Piqua High School … totaled 55 tackles and two interceptions as a senior to earn GWOC Defensive Player of the Year honors … put up big numbers on both sides of the ball during his junior season of 2016: 65 tackles, two forced fumbles and four interceptions to go along with 806 yards rushing, 10 TDs and 294 receiving yards … an all-conference selection on both the football field and basketball court … team MVP in football and basketball … a fine student, he graduated fifth in his class … has an older brother, Jack, who attends Miami University and a younger brother, Sam, a two-sport athlete who will be a freshmen at Piqua H.S. this fall … is the son of Chris and Paula Schmiesing.