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  Grant Venham

Grant  Venham

Player Profile

RS Junior

Belpre, Ohio

High School:
Vincent Warren

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 204




Defense Dominates as Ohio Routs Akron

Bobcats have outscored their last two opponents 81-3


Bobcats Blow Past Zips, 43-3

Ohio's defense tallies most sacks since 1999.


No. 23 Bobcats Edged by RedHawks in Battle of the Bricks, 23-20

Matt Weller becomes second all-time leading scorer in Mid-American Conference history


Social Media Rewind: Ohio Tops Akron 34-28 on Homecoming Weekend


Bobcats Stun Nittany Lions, Win 24-14 at Beaver Stadium

Ohio battles back from 14-3 deficit, scores final 21 points to win

2013: Appeared in 11 games... Finished the year with a punting average of 37.8... Tallied 1,890 yards on 50 punts... Tallied a six punts for 205 yards in the Bobcats' season opener at Louisville (Sept. 1)... Recorded a season-best 42.8 yard average in Ohio's home opener against North Texas (Sept. 7)... Posted a season-long 59-yard boot at Akron (Oct. 5)... Finished with a 41.4 yard per punt average at Buffalo (Nov. 5)... Had a season-high nine punts at Bowling Green (Nov. 12)... Closed out the year with two punts for 60 yards against Kent State (Nov. 19.)

2012: Saw action in all 13 games, totaling 55 punts for 2,174 yards for an average of 39.5... Punted three times for 127 yards (42.3 per punt) during Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1... Longest punt of the season is a 53-yard kick at Penn State... Has had two kicks downed inside the 20-yard line on the season... Tallied six punts for 258 yards (43.0 avg.) and placed three punts inside the 20-yard line against Marshall (Sept. 15)... Placed three punts inside the 20-yard line versus Norfolk State (Sept. 22)... Averaged a season-best 46.3 yards per punt at Massachusetts (Sept. 29)... He also tallied a season-long 55-yard puntversus the Minutemen... Placed three punts inside the 20-yard line at home against Buffalo (Oct. 6)... Had four punts for 182 yards (45.5 per punt)versus Akron (Oct. 13)... Dropped a pair of punts inside the 20-yard line and had a pair of 50-plus yard punts at Miami (Oct. 27)... Had three punts inside the 20-yard line against Bowling Green (Nov. 7)... Totaled a season-best nine punts at Kent State (Nov. 23), including a season-best 68-yard boot... He also dropped a season-best four punts inside the 20-yard line against the Golden Flashes... Posted an average of 42.0 yards per punt against Louisiana-Monroe in the Independence Bowl (Dec. 28).

2011: Redshirted his freshman season.

Prior to Ohio: Played football at Vincent Warren High School in Belpre ... Earned Academic All-Conference honors during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Vincent Warren.

Personal: Born Oct. 22, 1992 ... Son of Kelly and Morgan ... When not playing football, enjoys spending time playing golf and playing/watching soccer ... Majoring in Psychology.