How Acquired: Selected in the fourth round (123rd overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.
(2009-10) New England Patriots: Fourth Round Draft pick. Changed numbers from 62 in camp to 60 for the regular season. ... (2011) placed on I/R, will miss the entire '11 season ... Wears No. 60 ...(2010) released during roster cuts, signed to the team's practice squad for 2010. ... Signed to the active roster Sept 29.
COLLEGE: Penn State
2007 (Senior): A starter in every game, 12 at left guard, Ohrnberger was selected second-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media. ... played a large role in helping Penn State average 400.1 yards per game -- 193.8 rushing and 206.3 passing -- and 5.5 yards per play. ... The O-Line paved the way for Penn State to gain 2,519 rushing yards, with 27 touchdowns, averaging 4.8 yards per attempt in 2007, up 0.6 from 2006. He saw action on 992 snaps, fifth-highest on the squad, led by 89 plays against Iowa and 87 snaps at Indiana.
2006 (Junior): Played in every game and started the last nine games at right guard. He helped the Nittany Lions rush for a season-high 389 yards against Youngstown State, their highest total in four years, and gain 233 yards rushing against Northwestern. ... Ohrnberger was on the field for 784 snaps, second-highest among all offensive linemen and third-highest among all offensive players.
2005 (Sophomore): Ohrnberger made his collegiate debut against Central Michigan. He also saw some playing time in the 44-14 thumping of Minnesota, as Penn State ran for 364 yards and gained 35 first downs.
High School: Ohrnberger lettered in football and lacrosse at East Meadow HS. He was a three-year letterman and two-year captain in football for Coach Vincent Mascia. Ohrnberger was the 2003 New York AA Player-of-the-Year and was a two-time all-conference, two-time all-county, all-metro and All-Long Island pick. He won the Martone Award as the Most Outstanding Lineman in Nassau County and the Thorp Award as the Most Outstanding Player in Nassau County. He also was selected to play in the Governor's Bowl (New York vs. New Jersey) and the Outback Steakhouse Empire Challenge (New York City vs. Long Island). He did not allow any sacks his senior season and averaged 38.0 yards per punt. On defense, he recorded 151 career tackles, with 11 sacks and 38 tackles for loss. He made 66 stops, with four sacks and 13 TFL as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Richard Paul Ohrnberger. He is the son of Patricia and Richard Ohrnberger. He has a younger brother, Nicholas, and an older sister, Meryl. He is studying human development and family studies and lists weight-training as his hobby. Born February 14, 1986.
Personal Website: n/a
Drafted: 2009 - Rd 4 (123rd overall by the Patriots)
Stats and Player Info: FOX Sports Player Page
last update: 05/20/2009