71 - Philip Bassani
Philip Bassani
Height: 6-2
Weight: 280
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Berea, Ohio
High School: Berea
Position: OL

2011: One-year letterwinner ... will compete for a starting nod along the offensive front during his senior campaign.

2010: Played in a majority of the team's games as a reserve guard and special teams lineman ... helped the offense rank fifth nationally in rushing offense (359.6 ypg), 26th in total offense (438.8 ypg) and 32nd in scoring offense (35.3 ppg) ... also helped the offense set school records for rushing yards (3,955) and points scored (388) in a season.

2009: Played in a majority of the games during his sophomore season as a reserve offensive lineman and special teams player ... helped pave the way for a rushing attack that averaged 201.4 yards per game on the ground, good for second in the ODAC and 36th nationally.

2008: Saw limited playing time as a first-year.

High School: Lettered in football, wrestling and track & field at Berea High School … earned second team all-conference honors in football as a senior … also competed on the club rugby team … garnered honorable mention all-conference laurels in wrestling and track & field … three-time conference scholar-athlete.

Personal: Politics major.