2012: Redshirted at Ohio State University.
- Four-year football letter winner at Windsor (Colo.) High School from 2008-2011.
- On the offensive line earned All-Northern Tri-Valley honors from 2009-2011.
- Named Tri-Valley Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 as the Wizards finished the season 8-4.
- As a senior, won the Colorado state championship with a 14-7 victory over Silver Creek.
- During that year the Wizards rushed for over 4,000 yards and scored 52 rushing touchdowns.
- Named to Under Armour's All-American class of 2012.
- Earned All-Colorado nominations in 2010 and 2011.
- Honored with Windsor's Most Inspirational and Best Offensive Lineman awards from 2009-2011.
- Football team captain all four years of high school.
- Head football coach was Chris Jones.
- Also earned two letters in track and field.
Personal: Given name is Joey Daniel O'Connor...born on Feb. 8, 1994 in Greeley, Colo. ...parents are Joe and Ann O'Connor...has a younger brother Cooper, a younger sister Maggie and an older sister Chelsea, who is a senior on the Rams softball team...majoring in sociology at Colorado State...Hometown: Galeton, Colo.
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