|High School:||Ohio State University|
In 2008: Poised to be the Lions’ main kicker and punter after appearing in seven games last year … contributed 27 kickoffs, with five touchbacks and a 59.4 average.
At Oklahoma/Ohio State … Was a member of the track and field teams at both Oklahoma and Ohio State … helped OSU to a third-place finish at the Big Ten Indoor and Outdoor Championships this past season.
In high school: A four-sport athlete at Clinton High School in Clinton, Mo. … A four-year starter at goalkeeper for the soccer team, where he was a first-team all-conference and all-district selection, two times, earning second-team all-conference as a freshman … an all-area selection as a placekicker his senior year … was a four-time conference champion in the long and triple jump and a state champion in the triple jump in 2004.
Personal: Major is business management/ accounting … Born on April 10, 1988 … son of John and Mada’ Gassen … I can’t believe I watch: Nip/Tuck … My sports hero as a kid was: Tim Howard.