Buckeye Bits: Terrelle is a dynamic quarterback who continues to grow within the Buckeye offense … experience has helped him understand the game and hone his decision-making … can make the big throw … speedy and shifty as a ballcarrier … conscientious in wanting to improve every facet of his play.

Last Season (Freshman): Terrelle was 9-1 as starter as a true freshman … Big Ten freshman of the year … 100-165 (60.6) passing for 1,311 yards and 12 scores… efficiency rating of 146.50 led the Big Ten … rushed for 631 yards and six TD … 52 yards rushing, 18-yard TD in opener with Youngstown State … alternated snaps with Todd Boeckman at USC … made first career start vs. Troy, only the second (Art Schlichter) true frosh to start a game at quarterback for OSU … threw four TD and rushed for 66 yards in that win … TD passes were a single-game OSU freshman QB record … rushed for two TD and passed for another in Minnesota win … 13-19 passing for 144 yards at Wisconsin, and scored the game-winner on an 11-yard run after a 12-play, 80-yard drive in the last six minutes of the game … 10-14 passing for 97 yards, plus 27 yards rushing, vs. Purdue … totals at Michigan State were 7-11 for 116 yards passing with a TD, 72 yards rushing with a 17-yard score … 226 yards passing (16-25) against Penn State … 9-14 passing for 197 yards and three TD at Northwestern … rushed for 110 yards and a 1-yard score at Illinois, while adding 49 yards passing and a 20-yard TD pass on a blustery day … 5-13 passing for 120 yards and two TD in Michigan win … rushed for 78 yards in Fiesta Bowl and scored on a 5-yard reception from Boeckman …offensive champion: Troy, Northwestern, Illinois … outstanding first-year offensive player by OSU coaches … US Army All-American Bowl alumni award.

Some things you may not know about Terrelle:

  • If I had a superhero power, it would be: flying
  • When I was younger, I dreamed of being an: NBA player
  • If I were part of a circus, I would be a: lion
  • Favorite international cuisine: Mexican
  • Favorite vacation spot: Miami
  • Favorite candy: gummi bears
  • Favorite holiday: Christmas
  • Class you surprisingly liked: criminal justice