Recent Perkins graduate Aaron Mawhirter is a member of the 105-man football roster at Ohio State University as a preferred walk-on for the 2013 season.
Preferred walk-ons are generally the 20 extra players that fall within the NCAA-mandated 105-players roster limit, which can include a maximum of 85 scholarship players for Football Bowl Subdivision or Division I teams.
Mawhirter was the Sandusky Bay Conference Outstanding Performer for the 2012 season for the Pirates.
In the regular season, Mawhirter made 75 tackles (11 for loss) with two sacks and an interception at linebacker. He was also first team SBC at tight end. Perkins won the SBC title and a playoff game in 2012, finishing 10-2.