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88 Michael Buddenberg
88 Michael Buddenberg
Height: 5-11
Weight: 215
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Massillon, Ohio
High School: Jackson HS
Position: LS

As a Junior (2016): Played in all 12 games ... served as the team's long snapper, playing on the field goal and punt units ... lettered.

As a Sophomore (2015):  Academic Award … played in all 13 games … served as the team’s long snapper, playing on the field goal and punt units … MAC Specialist of the Week (Sept. 28) ... lettered.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2014): Academic Award recipient for the highest GPA among the freshman class ... appeared in all 12 games as the Zips' long snapper ... had one solo tackle at Ohio ... lettered.

As a Freshman (2013): Redshirted.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at wide receiver, long snapper, and cornerback for coach Beau Balderson at Jackson HS ... also a three-year letterwinner in wrestling and lacrosse ... recipient fo the Jerry Dearmitt Memorial Award.

Personal: Born Sept. 11, 1994 ... parents are Domenica and John Buddenberg ... has an older brother, John, and a younger sister, Toniann ... father played football for the Zips (1985-88) and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 1989 ... played in the NFL for seven years ... played against Akron teammate Se'Von Pittman in high school ... marketing major.