Game photos from the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl (photos by Chad Greene)
2015: First team All-American Athletic Conference selection … One of four team captains … Named to Preseason Watch List for both Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy … Blocked for a Bearcats offense which ranked fifth nationally in total offense (559.4 yards per game), fourth nationally in passing offense (373.1 yards per game) and fourth in the conference in rushing offense (186.3 yards per game).
2014: Part of an offensive line unit which tallied the second highest yardage total (5,982) in school history in 2014 ... Bearcats ranked in the top five in the American Athletic Conference in scoring offense (2/35.4), passing offense (2/300.2), rushing offense (4/157.6) and total offense (2/457.8) ... UC surrendered only 16 sacks, second in the league.
2013: Honorable Mention Sophomore All-America selection by CollegeFootballNews.com ... part of an offensive line unit that allowed only 12 sacks during the regular season, leading the American and tied for 11th best in the NCAA FBS ... Bearcats averaged 4.2 yards per carry and 168.5 yards per game on the ground, leading the American Athletic Conference ... UC also led the league in total offense, averaging 482.3 yards per game ... the Bearcats are on pace to be the most prolific offense in school history, totaling 5,788 yards and needing 30 yards of total offense in the Belk Bowl to surpass the previous record mark of 5,817 yards, set in 2009.
2012: Played in all 13 games … helped lead an offensive line unit that paved the way for a 1,000-yard rusher for the third-straight year while surrendering only 13 sacks, a mark that ranked in the Top-20 in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision.
High School: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Scout.com ranks him as the No. 51 offensive lineman ... Two-year starter on the offensive line for the Rams ... also played tight end ... earned Division 1-2 All-State honors in 2010 ... helped lead Rockford to an 11-2 season, a district championship, and an appearance in the state semifinals as a senior ... named to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team as a senior ... also earned First-Team All-OK-RED honors twice, was a two-time All-Area choice, and earned All-State honors as a senior ... also competed in track and field, throwing the discus and shot put ... coached by Ralph Munger.
Personal: Son of Michelle and the late Rick Ehinger ... born 12/30/92 ... has one brother Doug, who played football at Albion College ... intends to major in criminal justice.