Seventy-two of the best HS football players in Ohio will be on
display Friday when the 66th Annual Ohio North-South Classic is staged at Ohio
Stadium. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. The Classic is the longest running HS football all-star game in the nation and recognized as the
leading all-star game in the Midwest and among the best in the country.
WHAT: Ohio North-South Classic, the leading high school football all star game in the Midwest
WHO: 72 of the top high-school football players in Ohio
WHERE: Ohio Stadium
WHEN: Friday, April 22 at 4 p.m.
TICKETS: Tickets are $5 and available at the gate on game day.
TV: SportsTime Ohio HD (tape delay)
JJHuddle will also team with WRSCradio.com to bring you the North-South game live on JJHuddle.com.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seventy-two of the best high-school football players in Ohio will be on display Friday when the Ohio North-South Classic is staged at Ohio Stadium. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.
As the longest running high-school football all-star game in the nation, the 66th Annual Ohio North-South Classic is widely recognized as the leading all-star game in the Midwest and among the best in the country. This will be the fourth straight year the game is played in Ohio Stadium, and the second time it will be played on the eve of the annual Ohio State Spring Game. The Ohio State Marching Band will perform pre-game and at halftime shows.
This year the game will feature nearly all of the top graduation high-school football player in Ohio. Ohio State signees Chase Farris, DerJuan Gambrell, Doran Grant, Steve Miller and Devin Smith will play for the North, while Nick Vanett will play for the South. The game will feature 15 players who have signed to play college for Big Ten Conference schools and nearly 50 who will continue their careers at major-college football programs.
Dick Angle of Warren Howland will coach the North and Jason Krause of Fairfield (formerly Middletown) will coach the South.
SportsTIme Ohio HD will broadcast the game on tape delay to a regional audience. Check your local listings for details.
“We are proud to again bring together the best high school football players in Ohio for the Ohio North-South Classic and honored to present this year’s game on the eve of the Ohio State Spring Game for the second straight year,” said Ed Terwilliger, head coach at Olentangy High School and game coordinator of the Ohio North-South Classic. “This game remains the premier all star football game in the United States and it is very meaningful that these tremendous young men get to play their last high-school football game in the best college football stadium in the nation.”
Proceeds from the Ohio North-South Classic benefit the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association’s Scholarship Program.
Ohio North-South Classic players and coaches will arrive in Columbus on Wednesday, April 20 and practice on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday, April 21.
Head coach – Dick Angle (Warren Howland). Assistant coaches – Brian Colatruglio (Tiffin Columbian), Ed Miley (Marlington), Bryan Miller (Archbold), Mickey Sikora (Campbell Memorial), Joe Vassalotti (Tallmadge).
No., Player, , Pos., Ht., Wt., High School, College
54 Andrew Bohan, OL, 6-4, 265, Avon Lake, Akron
79 Dylan Brumbaugh, OL, 6-5, 265, Green, , Akron
44 Chase Farris, DE, 6-6, 265, Elyria, , Ohio State
63 Zach Conlan, OL, 6-1, 290, Youngs. Ursuline, Youngs. State
12 Connor Cook, QB, 6-5, 200, Walsh Jesuit, Michigan State
23 Doran Grant, DB, 6-0, 170, Akron SV-SM, Ohio State
8 Jesse Hernandez, DB, 5-10, 175, Tiffin Columbian, Findlay
15 Dakota Hoffman, DB, 5-10, 165, Marlington, Ashland
11 Chris Humphrey, QB, 6-1, 180, Solon, , Kent State
50 Chase Hounshell, OT, 6-5, 260, Mentor Lake Cath., Notre Dame
6 Demond Hymes, RB, 5-10, 190, Warren Harding, Youngs. State
3 Aaron Macer, DB, 6-1, 185, Twinsburg, Ohio U.
56 Nate Manos, OL, 6-4, 285, Marlington, N. Dame Coll.,
21 Steve McAninch, LB, 6-2, 220, Tallmadge, Undecided
9 Chris McClearn, P/PK, 5-10, 178, Warren Howland, N. Dame Coll.
90 Brian Mihalik, OL, 6-7, 250, Avon Lake, Boston College
88 Steve Miller, DE, 6-4, 242, Canton McKinley, Ohio State
10 Garrett Morton, QB, 6-3, 190, Archbold, Undecided
37 Mark Murphy, DB, 6-2, 200, Akron SV-SM, Indiana
2 Cheatham Norrils, WR, 6-0, 185, Toledo St. John’s, Toledo
25 Dan O’Brien, WR, 5-11, 180, Warren Howland, Bald.-Wallace
14 Justin Olack, WR, 6-4, 205, Massillon, Toledo
4 Darius Patton, WR, 5-10, 165, Poland Seminary, Pittsburgh
22, Drew Pendergast, RB, 5-7, 170, Minerva, Mount Union,
58 Collin Perchinske, DL, 6-5, 265, Parma Padua, Toledo
66 Adam Redmond, OL, 6-5, 245, Walsh Jesuit, Harvard
5 Trent Rivera, OL, 6-3, 275, Lake. St. Edward, Pennsylvania
55 Cody Reesman, NT, 6-5, 275, Warren Howland, Tiffin
5 Richie Saunders, RB, 5-8, 185, Mentor Lake Cath., Mercyhurst
20 John Sikora, LB, 5-10, 213, Campbell Memorial, Waynesburg U.
9 Devin Smith, WR, 6-3, 185, Massillon, Ohio State
43 Trevor Strickland, DE, 6-6, 245, Clyde, , Youngs. State
26 Jacob Supron, DB, 6-0, 180, Mansfield Senior, Brown
89 Nate Terhune, DL, 6-4, 245, Orange, , Kent State
45 Trent Toothman, LB, 6-1, 225, Salem, , Ball State
7 Devyn Woods, WR, 6-0, 185, Willoughby South, Mercyhurst
Head coach – Jason Krause (Middletown). Assistant coaches – Corey Dye (Washington Court House), Brian Haffele (Columbus Marion-Franklin), Andy Hall (Jackson), Nate Moore (Minster), Jimm Morris (Strasburg).
No., Player, , Pos., Ht., Wt., High School, College
38 Klay Arthur, RB, 6-1, 215, Jackson, FIndlay
23 Bryce Cheek, DB, 6-0, 180, Olentangy, Akron
70 Donavon Clark, OL, 6-5, 300, Finneytown, Michigan State
2 Gerald David, LB, 5-11, 225, Hamilton, Undecided
4 J.D. Detmer, PK/P, 5-8, 165, Hilliard Davidson, Toledo
21 Chris Dukes, DB, 5-9, 175, Cinn. Colerain, Toledo
34 Trayion Durham, RB, 6-2, 240, Cinn. Colerain, Kent State
10 Matt Fox, DL, 6-4, 245, Lakota West, Ball State
8 Paul Harris, WR, 5-11, 185, Col. Marion-Franklin Grand Rapids
41 Jesse Hayes, DE, 6-3, 230, Cinn. Moelller, Wisconsin
20 Keith Heitzman, DL, 6-4, 240, Hilliard Davidson, Vanderbilt
71 Alex Huettel, OL, 6-5, 290, Pickerington North, Bowling Green
5 Jayshon Jackson, RB, 5-9, 190, Westerville South, Grand Rapids C.C.
92 Terrion Jackson, DL, 6-4, 250, Hamilton, Grand Rapids
68 Hunter Maynard, DL, 6-2, 290, Cols. Watterson, Bowling Green
25 Max Morrison, WR, 6-1, 170, Kenton, , Cincinnati
67 Nathan Nicol, OL, 6-6, 315, Xenia, , Undecided
24 Shaquil Petteway, LB, 6-1, 210, Steubenville, West Virginia
14 Kyle Pohl, QB, 6-3, 205, Valley View, Akron
72 Anthony Pruitt, DL, 6-4, 260, Groveport Madison, Kent State
64 William Pruitt, OL, 6-4, 260, Steubenville, Undecided,
17 Brandon Shankweiler, WR, 5-11, 185, Wheelersburg, Ohio U.
33 Zach Shaw, LB, 6-3, 225, Coshocton, Indiana
76 Matt Skura, OL, 6-4, 285, Worth. Kilbourne, Duke
15 Luke Smurthwaite, QB, 6-2, 195, Grove City, Kent State
3 Devante Strickland, DB, 6-2, 220, Col. Marion-Franklin, Kent State
6 Austin Traylor, DE, 6-4, 220, Col. Walnut Ridge, Wisconsin
66 Joe Tull, OL, 6-3, 280, Cinn. Moeller, Princeton
7 Nick VanHoose, DB, 6-1, 175, St. Paris Graham, Northwestern
85 Nick Vannett, TE, 6-6, 240, Westerville Central, Ohio State
51 Austin Vogt, DL, 6-3, 275, Delphos St. John’s, Indianapolis,
32 Brian Warner, WR, 6-0, 215, Ironton, , Marshall
1 Tyler Williams, WR, 5-7, 155, Cinn. Colerain, Akron
12 Roger Williamson, DB, 6-1, 190, Dayton Dunbar, Michigan State
78 Jack Woodall, OL, 6-2, 265, Cinn. St. Xavier, Princeton
9 Colton Zahner, WR, 6-2, 190, Dover, , Undecided