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Antonio Jeremiah
Antonio Jeremiah

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hilliard, Ohio

High School:
Hilliard Darby

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 345

Position:
NT

Experience:
3L


Career Stats


Fifth-year senior's availability for the 2011 season remains a question as he continues to rehab from a knee injury . . . suffered the knee injury during the first spring practice and missed the next 14 workouts.

2010 SEASON (JUNIOR): Appeared in nine games in 2010, working primarily on special teams and in goal-line situations . . . saw limited playing time on both the defensive and offensive lines . . . matched his career high with three tackles at No. 18 Iowa, including one for a 2-yard loss . . . played 11 snaps at right guard vs. Northern Colorado.

2009 SEASON: Saw action in two games in 2009 (vs. Montana State and Central Michigan) . . . made the position switch from nose tackle to offensive guard during spring practice.

2008 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 12 games in 2008, primarily in goal-line and short-yardage situations and on special teams . . . played behind Oren Wilson at nose tackle . . . recorded eight tackles (3 solos, 5 assists) . . . made two stops in the home finale vs. Purdue . . . registered a career-best three tackles in comeback win vs. Wisconsin.

2007 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Appeared in five games as a true freshman in 2007 to earn his first letter (vs. UAB, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Ohio State and Iowa) . . . credited with six tackles (4 solos, 2 assists) . . . posted two tackles and forced a fumble at Ohio State . . . made two stops at Wisconsin . . . tallied two tackles, including a 17-yard sack, in his collegiate debut vs. UAB.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played in June 2007 Ohio North-South Classic in Columbus . . . participated in the 2007 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. . . . SuperPrep and PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the nation's top defensive tackles by Scout.com (No. 14) and Rivals.com (No. 15) . . . rated among the nation's top defensive linemen by SuperPrep (No. 42) . . . listed among the country's top defensive ends by Scouts, Inc. (No. 30) . . . ranked among the Midwest's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 25), Scouts, Inc. (No. 34) and Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report (No. 74) . . . rated among the state's top 10 seniors by Scout.com (No. 5) . . . named Associated Press Division I All- Ohio (first team) . . . earned first-team all-district and first-team All-Ohio Capital Conference honors . . . three-year starter for Coach Paul Jenne at Hilliard (Ohio) Darby High School . . . recorded 78 tackles, including six sacks, as a senior . . . produced 80 tackles, including eight sacks, as a junior . . . finished third in the heavyweight division at the (Division I) state wrestling meet as a senior and placed sixth in as a junior . . . compiled a 34-8 record as a heavyweight for Coach John Riggs . . . son of Lisa Ford . . . born Oct. 9, 1988 . . . participated in the July 2010 Heroes for Kids golf outing, benefiting Saginaw (Mich.) youth recreation programs . . . majoring in family community services.

JEREMIAH'S CAREER STATS

TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2007................ 5 4 2 6 1.0-17 0 1 0 0 2008................ 12 3 5 8 0.0-0 0 0 0 0 2009................ 2 0 0 0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0 2010................ 9 0 3 3 1.0-2 0 0 0 0 TOTAL............... 28 7 10 17 2.0-19 0 1 0 0

SACKS G UA A Total Yds 2007................ 5 1 0 1.0 17 2008................ 12 0 0 0.0 0 2009................ 2 0 0 0.0 0 2010................ 9 0 0 0.0 0 TOTAL............... 28 1 0 1.0 17