Zaid Hamdan


Player profile

  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 265
  • Hometown Mason, Ohio
  • Last School Mason
  • Year Junior

Honors & Awards
2020: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

Ohio State Overview
• Hamdan is in his third season with the football program after initially joining the team in January 2018 as an invited walk-on
• Is exploring majors in science and technology.

More on Zaid
• Graduated from Mason High School in December 2017 and enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January of 2018.
• Earned all-conference, all-region and all-Ohio honors as both a junior and senior for head coach Brian Castner.
• In 10 games as a senior, had 45 tackles, 5.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
• His sack total ranked fifth in the Greater Miami Conference.
• Helped Mason reach the state playoffs as both a junior and a senior.
• Four-year member of William Mason’s wrestling program.
• Was a sectional champion and state qualifier at 285 lbs.
• Has two siblings.
• Father was a boxer and uncle a World Cup soccer player.