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  Tarell Basham

Tarell Basham

Player Profile

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rocky Mount, Va.

High School:
Franklin County High School

Last College:
Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
DL

07/23/2014

Follow @OhioFootball at MAC Football Media Day

The league's annual media day event begins at 12 p.m. EST

07/03/2014

Basham Named to the CFPA Watch List

Ohio sophomore one of 40 FBS defensive lineman named to the list

06/23/2014

Ohio Places Four on Athlon Sports Preseason All-MAC Team

Basham, Bass and Crutcher earn First Team defensive honors

06/06/2014

Ten Bobcats Earn Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Honors

Basham and Bass named to First Team

05/22/2014

BOBCAT FOOTBALL: 100 Days Till Kickoff

Ohio opens the 2014 season on Aug. 30 at Kent State

2013: Was named to the 13th annual Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America Team ... Started five of the 13 games he played in ... Totaled 32 tackles - including 16 solo stops, a team-high 7.5 sacks (tied for fifth on the program's all-time single season sack list), 9.5 tackles for loss, five quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup ... Recorded his first career sack and forced a fumble at Louisville (Sept. 1) ... Assisted on a tackle against North Texas (Sept. 7) ... Compiled three tackles - including a sack - against Austin Peay (Sept. 21) ... Posted three solo stops - including a career-high two sacks - at Akron (Oct. 5) ... Totaled four tackles against Central Michigan (Oct. 12) in his first career start - including a sack, another tackle for a loss and a forced fumble ... Made two tackles at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 19) - including a solo stop ... Started against Miami (Oct. 26) and piled up three tackles - including a sack ... Started at Buffalo (Nov. 5), posting two tackles - including a solo stop ... Started at Bowling Green (Nov. 12) and totaled three tackles - including a tackle for a loss and another solo stop ... Made six tackles against UMass (Nov. 29) - including one solo stop and an assist on a sack ... Started against East Carolina (Dec. 23) in the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl, recording three solo stops - including a sack.

Prior to Ohio: Recorded 16 sacks and 82 solo tackles throughout his career... Earned All-Region honors as a senior... Four-year varsity letter winner... Helped his team to an 8-3 record as a senior... Attended Hargrove Military Academy for Prep School and was coached by Troy Davis.

Personal: Born March 18, 1994... Son of Glenda Basham... Has three siblings... Had perfect attendance throughout high school... Undecided on a major... Enjoys playing Xbox... Is the first member of his family to ever attend college.