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  J.D. Sprague

J.D.  Sprague

Player Profile

RS Junior

Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200



BATTLE FOR THE BELL: Ohio Heads to Marshall on Saturday

Bobcats in search of fourth-consecutive win over the Herd


Defense Shows Potential in Loss at Kentucky

Ohio limits Kentucky to just three points in the second half


Ohio-Kentucky Gamenotes


Excitement Builds for Conference Season Opener

Ohio and Kent State kickoff at 6 p.m. at Dix Stadium


Offense Shines In Scrimmage Two of #OhioFBCamp14

Irons rushed for 42 yards and a pair of touchdowns


Ohio vs. Appalachian State

Camellia Bowl


Ohio vs. NIU

NCAA Football: Ohio faces off against NIU at Huskie Stadium.

2015: Appeared in seven games for Ohio, starting three, including the Raycom Media Camelia Bowl...recorded a career high in passing touchdowns with seven...threw for a career-high three passing touchdowns in a game against Ball State (Nov. 17)...rushed 52 times for 225 yards...completed 64 passes on 116 attempts with three interceptions...completed his career-long pass of 65 yards against Idaho in the season opener (Sep. 3).

2014: Made an appearance in 10 games for the Bobcats, starting five... Completed 98 passes for 1236 yards... Recorded three passing touchdowns of the season with two coming against Akron (Oct. 18)... Tallied his career long pass of 49 yards against Akron... Rushed 65 times for 264 yards... Recorded a career high two rushing touchdowns against Eastern Illinois (Sept. 27).

2013: Appeared in four games... Finished the year, going 5-of-6 through the air for 62 yards... Also had five carries for 33 yards and one touchdown on the ground... Tallied his first career completion at Akron (Oct. 5)... Saw action in the closing moments of the Bobcats’ matchup with Central Michigan (Oct. 12), filling in for Tyler Tettleton, who left the game with an injury... Went 3-for-3 for 24 yards at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 19). 

2012: Redshirted. 

Prior to Ohio: Served as the team captain of both the football team and the basketball team during his senior year... Played two years of varsity football and three years of varsity basketball. 

Personal: Son of Jane and Dave Sprague... Born Aug. 28, 1993... Has one younger brother Sam... Both parents Jane and Dave went to Miami (Ohio) and competed in tennis and baseball, respectively... Lists LeBron James as his favorite athlete and the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals as his favorite professional sports teams... Expects to major in Business.