72 Ben Gottschalk
Ben Gottschalk


Sherman Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 293



Senior (2013): Played and started in all 12 games on the offensive line. Made 2 tackles, both solo, and forced a fumble.

Junior (2012): Started 12 games... Team posted top-10 school efforts in scoring, scoring average, total offense, passing yards, passing TDs, completions, attempts, completion percentage and first downs among others... Blocked for C-USA Offensive Player of the Year Zach Line.

Sophomore (2011): Played in all 13 games on the field goal and PAT teams.

Freshman (2010): Saw game action in 10 contests.

Prep: A three-star Rivals.com and Scout.com recruit... Ranked as the 94th-best player in the California and the 14th-best center in the nation by Rivals... All-CIF Pac-5 Division First-Team selection... Serra League Most Valuable Lineman... 2008 GSP Super All-State Underclass Team member... Also had offers from Kansas,Colorado State, Iowa State, Nevada and UNLV among others.