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Rich Ohrnberger
C-G #74
Height:
6-2
Weight:
300
Age:
28
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
East Meadow, N.Y.
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2013):

G
13
GS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 31 5
2013 SD 13 1
2012 ARI 13 4
2010 NE 2 0
2009 NE 3 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 HOU L 28-31
2 @PHI W 33-30
3 @TEN L 17-20
4 DAL W 30-21
5 @OAK L 17-27
6 IND W 19-9
7 @JAC W 24-6
9 @WAS L 24-30
10 DEN L 20-28
11 @MIA L 16-20
12 @KC W 41-38
13 CIN L 10-17
14 NYG W 37-14
15 @DEN W 27-20
16 OAK W 26-13
17 KC W 27-24

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Bio

The Chargers added an experienced center and guard to their rotation when they inked Ohrnberger, a former Arizona Cardinal, to a one-year deal in March.   

The 6-2, 300-pounder from Penn State has played in 18 career games and started four. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft following a collegiate career during which he was a two-time All-Big Ten choice and a third-team All-America selection as a senior. Ohrnberger played in five games his first two seasons with the Patriots, seeing limited time at right guard and on special teams. He spent the 2011 season on Reserve-Injured with the Patriots due to a head injury and was released in February 2012. He signed with Arizona on Aug. 1, 2012 and played in 13 games, making two starts at both right guard and center. He suffered a knee injury on Dec. 9 against Seattle and was again placed on Reserve-Injured on Dec. 10.  

Ohrnberger’s reputation for comedy and off-color humor dates back to his college days at Penn State. He has become somewhat of a cult figure on twitter for his off-color tweets and is followed by more than 26,000 fans on the social media site @ohrnberger. While at Penn State, Ohrnberger once impersonated a teammate during a media conference call and he performed a live stand-up comedy routine at the Hollywood Improv during team activities leading up to the Nittany Lions appearance in the 2009 Rose Bowl.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Fourth-round pick (123) by New England, April 26, 2009...signed June 16...waived Sept. 4, 2010...re-signed to Patriots’ practice squad, Sept. 6...signed to active roster, Sept. 29...waived Feb. 22, 2012...signed with Arizona, Aug. 1...contract expired March 12, 2013...signed with Chargers, March 22.

2012: Took over at right guard for injured Adam Snyder Oct. 21 at Minnesota...started for Snyder Oct. 29 vs. San Francisco and Nov. 4 at Green Bay...started at center for injured Lyle Sendlein Dec. 2 at New York Jets and Dec. 9 at Seattle...injured knee vs. Seahawks and placed on “Reserve-Injured” Dec. 10. 2011: Missed entire season after being placed on injured-reserve Sept. 3 due to head injury. 2010: Spent first three weeks of season on practice squad...inactive for 11 games but made season debut Dec. 26 at Buffalo...saw time at right guard in Jan. 2 season finale at Miami...inactive for divisional playoffs Jan. 16 vs. Jets. 2009: NFL debut vs. Jets Nov. 22 as reserve right guard...played Dec. 6 at Miami and Dec. 20 at Buffalo...inactive for Jan. 10 playoff game vs. Baltimore.

COLLEGE: First-team All-Big Ten and third team All-America by Associated Press as senior...second-team all-conference as junior...started 35 career games...redshirted in 2004...played at Penn State from 2005-08...human development and family studies major.

PERSONAL: Born in Syosset, N.Y....2003 New York AA Player of Year and recipient of Thorp Award as most outstanding player in Nassau County after not allowing sack as senior at East Meadow (N.Y.) High School...also two-time all-conference, all-county, all-metro and All-Long Island selection as well as two-year team captain...served as team’s punter and lettered in lacrosse.

The Chargers added an experienced center and guard to their rotation when they inked Ohrnberger, a former Arizona Cardinal, to a one-year deal in March.

The 6-2, 300-pounder from Penn State has played in 18 career games and started four. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft following a collegiate career during which he was a two-time All-Big Ten choice and a third-team All-America selection as a senior. Ohrnberger played in five games his first two seasons with the Patriots, seeing limited time at right guard and on special teams. He spent the 2011 season on Reserve-Injured with the Patriots due to a head injury and was released in February 2012. He signed with Arizona on Aug. 1, 2012 and played in 13 games, making two starts at both right guard and center. He suffered a knee injury on Dec. 9 against Seattle and was again placed on Reserve-Injured on Dec. 10.

Ohrnberger’s reputation for comedy and off-color humor dates back to his college days at Penn State. He has become somewhat of a cult figure on twitter for his off-color tweets and is followed by more than 26,000 fans on the social media site @ohrnberger. While at Penn State, Ohrnberger once impersonated a teammate during a media conference call and he performed a live stand-up comedy routine at the Hollywood Improv during team activities leading up to the Nittany Lions appearance in the 2009 Rose Bowl.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Fourth-round pick (123) by New England, April 26, 2009...signed June 16...waived Sept. 4, 2010...re-signed to Patriots’ practice squad, Sept. 6...signed to active roster, Sept. 29...waived Feb. 22, 2012...signed with Arizona, Aug. 1...contract expired March 12, 2013...signed with Chargers, March 22.

2012: Took over at right guard for injured Adam Snyder Oct. 21 at Minnesota...started for Snyder Oct. 29 vs. San Francisco and Nov. 4 at Green Bay...started at center for injured Lyle Sendlein Dec. 2 at New York Jets and Dec. 9 at Seattle...injured knee vs. Seahawks and placed on “Reserve-Injured” Dec. 10. 2011: Missed entire season after being placed on injured-reserve Sept. 3 due to head injury. 2010: Spent first three weeks of season on practice squad...inactive for 11 games but made season debut Dec. 26 at Buffalo...saw time at right guard in Jan. 2 season finale at Miami...inactive for divisional playoffs Jan. 16 vs. Jets. 2009: NFL debut vs. Jets Nov. 22 as reserve right guard...played Dec. 6 at Miami and Dec. 20 at Buffalo...inactive for Jan. 10 playoff game vs. Baltimore.

COLLEGE: First-team All-Big Ten and third team All-America by Associated Press as senior...second-team all-conference as junior...started 35 career games...redshirted in 2004...played at Penn State from 2005-08...human development and family studies major.

PERSONAL: Born in Syosset, N.Y....2003 New York AA Player of Year and recipient of Thorp Award as most outstanding player in Nassau County after not allowing sack as senior at East Meadow (N.Y.) High School...also two-time all-conference, all-county, all-metro and All-Long Island selection as well as two-year team captain...served as team’s punter and lettered in lacrosse.

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