57 Timiko Payton

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Name
Timiko Payton
Nationality
United States
Position
NG
Birthday
3/29/1975
Hometown
Alliance, OH
High School
Alliance
Height
6'1"
Weight
265
Current Team
Ohio State
Seasons
1993

Post-OSU Update: Timiko Payton left Ohio State after a June 1994 incident where he was indicted for stealing an automatic teller card, a felony, with teammate Eric Moss. In 2017, Payton was found guilty of several drug-related charges, though it’s unclear how much time he served in prison. (Updated: 2021)

Pronunciation: tah-MEE-koh

Major: Undecided (1993)

Weight: 265 (1993)

1993 Media Guide: Had a fine senior season, recording 55 total tackles, including 11 tackles for loss and six quarterback sacks … earned second team Division I all-Ohio honors and was all-league, all-district and all-county … a two-way performer at tackle who also handled the school’s punting and kicking duties … helped team go 8-2 in 1992 … is known for his explosiveness off the line … a catcher one year on the school’s baseball team … high school coach was Phil Dorn, who now coaches at Butler University … an aunt and uncle graduated from Ohio State … enjoys fishing and hunting in his free time … says kicking the winning field goal in an overtime game with North Canton is his greatest thrill in sports thus far … is undecided on a college major.

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