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Tommy Eichenberg

LB

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 235
  • Hometown Cleveland, Ohio
  • Last School St. Ignatius
  • Year Sophomore

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @tommyike41
Instagram: @tommyeichenberg

Ohio State Overview
• Tommy is a junior academically who is majoring in business
• He is a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and he was named Academic All-Big Ten in 2020
• Coming off an impressive spring drills and is going to make an impact on a linebacker corps that lost four starters off the 2020 team
• Has played in five games, on special teams, in his first two seasons and he did red-shirt the 2019 campaign after playing in only four games

Honors & Awards
2020: Academic All-Big Ten, OSU Scholar-Athlete
2019: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Tommy
• He was a four-star recruit according to 247Sports.com who was a consensus top-10 ranked player in the state of Ohio as a high school senior
• One of the top-20 ranked linebacker prospects by all of the major recruiting services
• A first-team All-Ohio selection as a senior by the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association
• Moved from outside to middle linebacker early in the 2018 season and finished with 126 total tackles (80 solo, 46 assists), eight sacks, 23 tackles-for-loss and five pass breakups
• Also had seven quarterback hurries, five forced fumbles and an interception
• St. Ignatius started 0-2 but finished 8-1 and made the state playoffs with Eichenberg at middle linebacker
• Included in those eight wins was a 21-7 win over eventual state champion St. Edward
• Led the team with 81 tackles and 7.5 sacks as a junior
• A state qualifier for the St. Ignatius track and field team in the shot put and finished eighth at the state championship meet in 2018
• Parents are Heather and Gregg Eichenberg