Justin Sawmiller
Justin  Sawmiller


Kenton, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185



Walk-on receiver joined the Bearcats just prior to fall camp in 2014 ... team finished 13-1 and fell to eventual state champion Clinton-Massie in the 2014 OHSAA Division IV State Semifinals ... MaxPreps 2013 Medium Schools First-Team All-American at WR ... an Associated Press Division IV All-State Team and JJHuddle All-Ohio First Team selection as well as earning All-Northwest District honors ... nominee for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Offensive Player of the Year ... according to records compiled by the National Federation of State High School Associations, Sawmiller's career receptions rank first and his TD catches second on the all-time national lists ... caught 445 balls for 6,277 yards and 59 TDs at Kenton ... finished his Kenton career as the national leader in career receptions with 434 ... his 6,248 career receiving yards rank second all-time nationally ... set Ohio records for single-season receptions (156), single-season receiving yards (2,313), career receptions and career receiving yardage ... his 24 receptions against Bryan in the D-IV Region 12 final is the second most ever in a game in state history. He has 59 career TD receptions ... as a senior, had 158 receptions for 2,342 yards and 22 TDs ... named the Most Outstanding Player at the 69th annual Ohio North-South Classic ... had five catches for 112 yards for the South, including a 6-yard touchdown from Centerburg's Tyler Stoyle with 4:29 left in the fourth quarter ... had 128 receptions for 1,810 yards and 16 TDs as a junior ... hauled in 137 catches for 1,813 yards and 19 TDs as a sophomore ... had 22 catches for 312 yards and a pair of TDs his freshman season ... coached by Mike Mauk.