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Jack

Wohlabaugh

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Center
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 305
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
High School: Walsh Jesuit

Bio

2019: Returning starting center ... candidate for the Rimington Trophy, an honor presented annually to the top center in the nation by the Boomer Esiason Foundation ... in 13 games (9 starts), has played 828 snaps ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2018, following transfer from Ohio State University.

2018: Played in all 13 games with nine starts ... began the season as a reserve before taking over as the starting center due to an injury to Zach Harmon ... upon Harmon’s return, kept the center starting job as Harmon shifted to left guard ... member of an offensive front that helped Duke close the year as one of four ACC teams to compile 2,000+ rushing yards and 3,100+ passing yards, joining Clemson, Syracuse and Virginia Tech ... helped the Blue Devil offense produce 382 points, the fourth highest single-season total in program history … aided the offense in five games totaling 40+ points, matching the 1943 and 2014 squads for the most in a campaign in school history … helped pave the way for 51 touchdowns, an increase of nine from the 2017 campaign … member of Duke’s offensive line that assisted in producing three 200-200 outings as the Blue Devils posted 200+ rushing and 200+ passing yards versus N.C. Central, Pittsburgh and North Carolina ... provided pass protection for a Duke aerial attack that featured 31 touchdown passes, setting the program single-season record, and three players with 5+ receiving scores for the first time in school history (WR T.J. Rahming — 8, TE Davis Koppenhaver — 7 & WR Johnathan Lloyd — 5) … during Duke’s game at Pittsburgh, helped provide rushing lanes for Deon Jackson, who gained 162 yards on 10 carries (16.20) and became just the third player in ACC history to surpass 400 all-purpose yards in a game … helped Duke to its third consecutive victory over North Carolina with a 42-35 triumph as Daniel Jones registered the second 300-yard passing (361), 100-yard rushing (186) performance of his career … in the 56-27 victory over Temple, provided protection and opened lanes for Jones, the game’s Offensive MVP, to complete 30-of-41 (.732) passes for 423 yards and five TDs and rush for another score as Duke set or matched Independence Bowl team records for total TDs (8), points scored and passing yards (440) ... on the field for 828 snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Spent the 2016 and 2017 seasons as a member of the football program at Ohio State ... Academic All-Big Ten selection in 2017 ... did not see game action in two seasons at Ohio State as the Buckeyes went a combined 23-4, earned a berth in the College Football Playoff in 2016 and won both the Big Ten Championship (27-21 over Wisconsin) and Goodyear Cotton Bowl (24-7 over Southern California) in 2017 ... played at Walsh Jesuit under coaches Gerry Rardin and Scott Beigie ... charted as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and rated as the No. 4 center in the nation by Scout.com ... first team all-state pick by the Associated Press as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born April 7, 1998 ... majoring in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Virginia and Dave Wohlabaugh ... mother lettered four seasons (1990-91-92-93) as a member of the field hockey program at Syracuse University and helped the Orange to a four-year record of 58-18-4 including BIG EAST regular season and tournament championships and the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth in 1993 ... father lettered three seasons (1992-93-94) as an offensive lineman at Syracuse, helped the Orange to a three-year ledger of 23-10-1 including a 26-22 win over Colorado in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1, 1993, earned second team All-BIG EAST honors as a senior, represented his alma mater in the East-West Shrine Game in January of 1995, was a fourth-round selection of the New England Patriots in the 1995 NFL Draft and played nine professional seasons with the Patriots (1995-98), Cleveland Browns (1999-02) and St. Louis Rams (2003).

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