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Patrick Gurd

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Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 230
  • Hometown New Albany, Ohio
  • Last School New Albany
  • Year Freshman

Prior to Ohio State
• Joined the Ohio State football program in June of 2020 as a preferred walk-on
• A versatile player for New Albany High School, contributing at tight end, outside linebacker and defensive end throughout his career
• Collected 42 tackles, 3.5 sacks, eight tackles-for-loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery during his senior season for the Eagles
• Named first-team All-OCC and Academic All-Ohio
• Also played lacrosse at New Albany where he was an all-conference defender as both a sophomore and junior

More on Patrick
• His father, Andy, was a linebacker for the Buckeyes from 1987-91
• Has a sister, Carolyn, who attends Ohio State