32 Rowland Tatum

Rowland Tatum Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
ILB, ST, OLB
Height
6'1"
Weight
226
Birthday
11/20/1962
Hometown
Inglewood, CA
High School
Morningside
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
1982, 1983

Major: Recreation Education (1983), Business Administration (1982)

Weight: 226 (1983), 218 (1982)

1983 Media Guide: Has been moved to inside linebacker this year … Coach Earle Bruce calls Tatum, “a big play athlete” … chosen co-captain on defense for the 1983 Buckeyes … will be one of the top linebackers in the Big Ten.

1982: Became a starter the fourth game of the year in 1982 against Florida State … made 76 tackles and had 10 lost yardage stops … intercepted three passes and broke up four playing an outside linebacker position.

1982 Media Guide: Moved to outside linebacker in spring practice and made a quick adjustment to the new position … has good physical strength and lateral movement.

1981: Was used as a reserve at the rover position and as a member of the specialty teams … played 65 minutes … made 17 tackles and caused one fumble.

High School: Played fullback and quarterback on offense and linebacker on defense in high school … ran for over 600 yards as a senior … threw for 10 touchdown passes as a sophomore when his team went undefeated.

Personal: Hobbies are drawing and dancing.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
1982Ohio State129764531104832502330NA00
1983Ohio State1212156758143022812362700
Total-2421232120112147855314692NA00