Overview: Jake Hausmann is in a fourth-year junior with the program who earned his first Varsity O letter in 2018 when he played in 11 games for the Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion Buckeyes … he played on special teams units in each of the final 11 games of the season … Hausmann saw action in three games as a freshman in 2017 after he red-shirted the 2016 campaign … he is an Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree and a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete who is majoring in strategic communication … shadowed former Ohio State tight end Jake Ballard, who is an engineer with the Howard Henna Lenker Group, during the summer of 2018.
Honors and Awards
2018: Academic All-Big Ten Conference, OSU Scholar-Athlete
2017: OSU Scholar-Athlete
2016: OSU Scholar-Athlete
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 … he 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 is a current Ohio State student and a younger sister, Kirsten.