|Ted Ginn, Jr. was born on April 12, 1985. Ted Ginn Jr is a wide receiver, punt returner, and kick returner for the Ohio State Buckeyes, the football team of the Ohio State University. Ted Ginn Jr grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, where he attended Glenville High School and played football under Ted Ginn's father Ted Ginn, Sr., and alongside Buckeye quarterback Troy Smith. Ted Ginn Jr also participated in track and field in high school, winning a national championship in the 110 meter hurdles event.
Entering the 2006 season, Ted Ginn Jr was considered to be a preseason candidate for the Heisman Trophy and the Biletnikoff Award. Ted Ginn Jr has received praise for his speed and agility, as well as his ability to turn routine plays into big gains and touchdowns.
Ted Ginn Jr played for his father, Ted Ginn Jr Sr., in high school. Ted Ginn Jr Jr was selected as the 2004 USA Today Defensive Player of the Year and a 2004 Parade All-American. Ted Ginn Jr was also named the 2004 SuperPrep National Defensive Player of the Year and the Most Valuable Player of the U.S. Army All-America game. Ted Ginn Jr intercepted eight passes as a senior, returning five of them for touchdowns. One of his interception returns went for a state-record 102-yard touchdown, while another went for a 97-yard score. Ted Ginn Jr returned four punts and one kickoff for touchdowns.
Ted Ginn Jr became the national champion in the 110 high hurdles and recorded the best time in the nation as a senior when he won the state title for the second consecutive year. Ted Ginn Jr has been timed at 10.5 seconds in the 100 meter dash.
More Ted Ginn Jr Bio:
- Ted Ginn Jr played quarterback, wide receiver, running back, and defensive back for Glenville. Ted Ginn Jr also returned kicks and punts.
- Ted Ginn Jr was the #1 ranked defensive back prospect in the nation, coming out of high school.
- Ted Ginn Jr holds the Big Ten Conference record for most career punt returns for a touchdown at 6.
- Ted Ginn Jr is the son of Ted Sr. and Jeanette Ginn.
- Ted Ginn Jr likes to relax off the field by listening to music.
Other Ted Ginn Jr Awards and recognitions:
Ted Ginn Jr is considered as a Heisman Trophy and Biletnikoff Award candidate in 2006 and arguably the most exciting player in college football ... will be in his third year as the Buckeyes' starting flanker and return specialist ... Ted Ginn Jr is a threat to score any time he touches the ball ... has Olympic speed and dazzling quickness ... is an electrifying football player ... Ted Ginn Jr came to Ohio State as a highly touted defensive back, but was moved to offense at the start of his freshman year and has evolved into one of the premier receivers in the college game ... Ted Ginn Jr has terrific hands, and catches everything that comes his way ... especially dangerous when he turns the corner and shifts into passing gear ... was the Buckeyes' second leading receiver last year with 51 receptions for 803 yards and four touchdowns, all career highs ... turned in eye-popping performances against Michigan and Notre Dame, snagging 17 receptions for 256 yards and a touchdown in those two games ... Ted Ginn Jr had a career-high nine receptions at Michigan and a career best 167 receiving yards against Notre Dame ... scored two touchdowns against the Irish - one on a 56-yard pass and the other on a 68-yard reverse ... Ted Ginn Jr has five career touchdowns on punt returns and heads into this year tied with former Iowa standout Tim Dwight as the Big Ten's career leader in that category ... Ted Ginn Jr led the nation in punt returns (25.6 yards per runback) as a freshman and in kick returns (29.6) as a sophomore ... Ted Ginn Jr has averaged 58.0 yards on 15 career touchdowns, including a 65.4 average in 2005 on seven TDs ... has caught a pass in 17 consecutive games and has two or more receptions in 17 straight games ... Ted Ginn Jr currently ranks sixth in school annals in career punt return yardage with 634 yards on 40 attempts ...Ted Ginn Jr needs three more touchdowns on punt returns during his career to equal the current NCAA record of eight (Wes Welker of Texas Tech and Antonio Perkins of Oklahoma)
Ted Ginn Jr Bio in 2005:
He started all 12 games and had 51 receptions, second only to Santonio Holmes' 53 ... averaged 10 yards per punt return on 25 chances ... Ted Ginn Jr topped the team in all-purpose yardage with an average of 139.0 yards per game ... Ted Ginn Jr in addition to four touchdown receptions, he scored on a 100-yard kick return against Minnesota, a 62-yard punt return against Indiana and a 68-yard run against Notre Dame ... Ted Ginn Jr also had two returns for touchdowns negated due to penalties ... Ted Ginn Jr carried the ball 12 times from scrimmage and averaged 6.9 yards per attempt ... Ted Ginn Jr his 68-yard TD gallop in the Fiesta Bowl was the Buckeyes' longest run from scrimmage of the year ...Ted Ginn Jr was untouched on his 100-yard kick return at Minnesota, which gave the Buckeyes a 17-10 lead ... Ted Ginn Jr his 532 yards in kick returns (18 attempts) is the second highest one-season total in OSU history, surpassed only by Ken-Yon Rambo's 653 yards in 1991 (31 attempts) ... nine catches at Michigan, included three on the game-winning drive ... 167 receiving yards against Notre Dame bettered his previous single-game best of 138 earlier in the year against Illinois ...Ted Ginn Jr had 260 all-purpose yards against Notre Dame.
Ted Ginn Jr Bio in 2004:
His four punt returns for touchdowns set a school and Big Ten single-season record and at the time tied the NCAA mark ... Ted Ginn Jr averaged 25.6 yards per punt return, leading the nation and setting an Ohio State single-season record in that department ... Ted Ginn Jr scored on punt returns of 65 yards (Wisconsin), 67 yards (Penn State), 60 yards (Michigan State) and 82-yard (Michigan) ... Ted Ginn Jr broke the game open and was one of the most spectacular runs in Ohio State history ... Ted Ginn Jr burst on to the national scene at Michigan State when he scored three touchdowns, tallying on a 17-yard reverse and a 58-yard reception in addition to his punt return ...Ted Ginn Jr finished second on the team in receiving with 25 receptions for 359 yards ...Ted Ginn Jr had a then career-best five catches for 87 yards against Michigan and followed that up with six receptions against Oklahoma State in the bowl game... longest reception of the year was a 59-yard TD grab against Indiana ... spent most of the preseason working with the defense, but was moved to offense just before the start of the season ...Ted Ginn Jr was used sparingly early in the year as he learned the system, but was a key factor in the Buckeyes' late-season success ... Ted Ginn Jr caught passes in the last seven games of the season and had 18 receptions in the last four games ...Ted Ginn Jr took seven snaps at quarterback in the bowl game against Oklahoma State when the Buckeyes were down to one healthy quarterback.
Ted Ginn Jr Bio in highschool:
Played for his father, Ted Ginn Sr., in high school ... Ted Ginn Jr was selected as the USA Today Defensive Player of the Year ...Ted Ginn Jr was also a 2004 Parade All-American ... Ted Ginn Jr SuperPrep named him as its 2004 National Defensive Player of the Year ... Most Valuable Player of the U.S. Army All-America game ... Ted Ginn Jr also played quarterback, wide receiver and running back for Glenville and returned punts and kickoffs ...Ted Ginn Jr intercepted eight passes as a senior, returning five of them for touchdowns ... one of his interception returns went for a state-record 102-yard touchdown, while another went for a 97-yard score ... also passed for 932 yards and 12 touchdowns and rushed for 845 yards and 17 touchdowns ... Ted Ginn Jr named one of Ohio's three 2003 Division I Offensive Players of the Year ... returned four punts and one kickoff for touchdowns ... Ted Ginn Jr the national champion in the 110 high hurdles as a junior and recorded the best time in the nation as a senior when he won the state title for the second consecutive year ...Ted Ginn Jr has been timed at 10.5 seconds in the 100 meter dash.
Ted Ginn Sr. will return to the Glenville sidelines this fall Ted Ginn Sr., the longtime head football coach at Glenville, will return to the sidelines this fall, according to the Plain Dealer.Â Ginn had been battling pancreatic cancer.
Ted Ginn Sr. returns more inspired than ever to save kids: Tim Warsinskey's Take Glenville football coach Ted Ginn Sr. said retiring from a life devoted to at-risk, inner-city kids would have been selfish.
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