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Joel  Rich
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Paris, Ohio

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 282

Position:
OL

NOTES: Transitioned from tight end to center prior to the start of the 2015 spring season.

2014 (FRESHMAN):Saw action in all 13 games ... competed in 71 plays on special teams ... member of a tight end corps that helped produce a rushing attack that averaged 254.7 per game, a mark good for second in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 14th among all teams in college football in 2014 ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Associated Press All-State first-team honors as a senior ... registered 45 career receptions for 620 yards and 15 touchdowns ... tallied 213 career tackles, including 15 sacks, five forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries ... served as team captain ... earned Ohio Coaches Association All-Ohio All-Academic team honors ... earned all-county and all-district first-team honors as a junior ... played for head coach Tim Budd ... also was a four-year varsity letterwinner in track.

PERSONAL: Joel Rich ... enrolled as a general management major in the Carroll School of Management ... recipient of the Barry Gallup ’69 Athletics Scholarship Fund … Joel and his younger brothers, Nathan and Daniel, are the children of Cheryl and Jeff Rich.

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