Homan Selected to Play in the Senior Bowl

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January 16, 2011 at 9:19p
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Per a release from Ohio State:

Mobile, AL. (Jan. 16)—Ohio State linebacker Ross Homan will represent the Buckeyes in the 2011 Under Armour Senior Bowl. Homan has officially accepted an invitation to the senior showcase event, it was announced today. He will play for the North team while in Mobile, which will be coached by Marvin Lewis and his Cincinnati Bengals staff. The 62nd game is scheduled for 3pm (CT) on Saturday, January 29th in Mobile’s Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The game and all practices will be televised by NFL Network.

“Ross is a fine football player and played a big role in leading the Buckeyes to a great season which culminated with a Sugar Bowl victory,” Senior Bowl President and CEO Steve Hale said. “We believe he’s a great addition to our North roster and we’re really expecting him to perform well down here next week.” Homan, a first team All-Big Ten selection for the Buckeyes, was a three-year starter at linebacker for Ohio State. He capped off his career with a team-high nine tackle effort against Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl. He totaled 72 tackles, two tackles for loss and one interception on the year. For his career, the Coldwater, Ohio native racked up 287 total tackles, 17 tackles for loss and seven interceptions.

Tickets for the 2011 Under Armour Senior Bowl are currently available for purchase at the Senior Bowl ticket office (151 Dauphin Street), the Bel Air Mall customer servic