Hoobler Likes Linebacking Corps
April 4, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Linebacker Chase Hoobler earned a spot on the Yahoo Sports and BTN.com Big Ten All-Freshman teams as a redshirt freshman last season. Hoobler tallied 48 tackles, 23 solo, two sacks, five tackles for loss and one forced fumble.
The Orrville, Ohio, native visited with IUHoosiers.com's Jeremy Gray following practice.
Hoobler appeared in all 12 games and started eight times at strong-side linebacker in 2011. He posted career highs with nine stops, two sacks for 16 yards and three TFLs at Ohio State en route to IU defensive player of the week honors.
A four-time scout team player of the week, Hoobler redshirted the 2010 season. He was named the team's co-scout team player of the year.
At Orrville High School, Hoobler finished his career with 433 tackles, 15 sacks and 41 tackles for loss. As a senior, he garnered first team All-Ohio Division IV accolades and was named Northeast Inlands District, Akron Beacon Journal and Daily Record Player of the Year.
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