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  Kris Luchsinger

Kris Luchsinger

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
DE

2008: Started all nine of his games, missing three due to injury...Had 21 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks...Had five tackles and 1.5 sacks in the win over Akron...Posted a pair of tackles for loss, including a sack at Ohio State.

2007: Played in 12 games ... Led the team in sacks with five ... Was second in tackles for loss with 10.5 for a total of 44 yards ... Returned his first career interception 58 yards for a touchdown against Bowling Green ... Set a career-high for total tackles with six against Kent State (September 29).

2006: Played in 11 games on special teams and at defensive end in pass-rush situations ... One of five true freshman to play for the Bobcats ... Registered his first career tackle in the regular-season finale at Miami.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered two times at Bishop Watterson ... Named first-team all-state as a senior ... Named District Player of the Year ... Was a first-team all-conference pick ... Earned All-Central Ohio by the Agonis Club of Columbus ... Selected to participate in the Ohio North-South All-Star Game ... Named his team's hardest hitter ... Recorded 104 tackles, including 12 sacks and 15 tackles for loss in 2005 ... Registered 202 career tackles ... Had 27 sacks and 25 tackles for loss in his career ... Helped Bishop Watterson to a division championship and a state playoff semifinal berth ... Also lettered in wrestling three times ... Was the MVP of the U.S. Under-19 Rugby Team ... Had the opportunity to play rugby in Ireland, but chose to attend Ohio instead.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Health Services Administration...Son of Don Luchsinger and Sandra Ganim.