54 Pat Thomas

Pat Thomas Ohio State
usaUnited States
Centerville, OH
High School
Current Team
Ohio State
1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

Major: Education (1988-89), Broadcast Communications (1985-87)

Weight: 260 (1989), 239 (1988), 233 (1987), 229 (1986), 225 (1985)

1989 Media Guide: Pat Thomas fifth-year senior who will get his first shot at starting this year … a good football player who has been a top reserve the past two years … has added 20 pounds since last year and has greatly improved his strength … a hard worker with a great attitude … versatile player who can also help at tackle if needed … coming off a good spring … bench presses 400 pounds.

1988: Played in all 11 games and started against Iowa as a tackle … wound up the season with 28 tackles, easily his best year as a Buckeye … had 10 tackles against Michigan.

1988 Media Guide: A solid football player who backed up Mike Sullivan last year … has a good combination of strength and quickness … coming off a good spring … hard worker with a good future.

1987: Played in 11 games, dividing his time between tackle and nose guard.

1987 Media Guide: Had an excellent spring practice and will challenge for a starting berth.

1986: Played in nine games but did not letter.

1986 Media Guide: Played well in spring drills and advanced to the second unit.

1985: Redshirted.

High School: Three-sport star, lettering in football, track and hockey … won all-state honors in football as a defensive tackle … also played tackle on offense … football team was 38-4 during his three years as a regular … his top thrill was playing on a 10-0 team as a senior and beating Moeller High in the playoffs.

Personal: Hobbies are biking, fishing and boating … admires Jack Tatum and Dick Butkus … from a family of five … wants to become a sports broadcaster after graduation.



SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TDKRKR Yds
1986Ohio State907341400010000000
1987Ohio State1107340000000000000
1988Ohio State111289192.0900210000010
1989Ohio State12125928314.0142.011120010000