98 Solomon Thomas

Solomon Thomas Ohio State
usaUnited States
West Chester, OH
High School
Lakota West
Past Teams
Ohio State
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Major: Sociology (2011), Undeclared (2007-09)

Weight: 255 (2011), 240 (2008-09), 225 (2007)

2011 Media Guide: Talented athlete who should increase his contribution along the Buckeye defensive front this season … possesses strength, speed and agility … will miss the first five games of the season with an NCAA suspension.

2010: Shared time with Nathan Williams at defensive end … 14 tackles for the season … tackle and pass breakup against Ohio … pair of tackles vs. Eastern Michigan … forced an Indiana fumble … 3 tackles at Minnesota … Sugar Bowl interception at the OSU 17 with just 58 seconds remaining thwarted a potential Arkansas go-ahead drive … third-year letterman.

2009 Media Guide: Talented athlete who has a chance to contribute along the Buckeye defensive front this season … has added strength and bulk to his speed and agility with a strong effort in the winter weight program … made promising strides this spring at left end, including seven sacks in the jersey scrimmage.

2008: Redshirt freshman who provided depth along the defensive front for the Buckeyes … recorded three tackles overall … scout team workhorse: Michigan State … first-year letterman.

2008 Media Guide: Talented athlete who will get a chance to contribute along the Buckeye defensive front this season … has added strength and bulk to his speed and agility.

2007 Media Guide: Rated as the No. 9 recruit overall in Ohio … runs a 4.7 40-yard dash … had 58 tackles, including 30 solos, as a senior … 13 of his tackles were behind the line of scrimmage to go along with seven sacks, nine pass break-ups and one forced fumble … is the first Lakota West player to be elected captain as a junior and senior … All-Southwest Ohio as a senior … first-team all-conference and second-team all-district as a junior.

Personal: Son of Lewis Thomas … siblings include Lewis and Jasmine … enjoys reading and lifting weights … says Dave Chappelle would play him in a movie … favorite former Buckeye is A.J. Hawk.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2008Ohio State5NA32100000000000
2009Ohio State8NA62400000000000
2010Ohio State12NA149500001010100
2011Ohio State6NA40400000000000