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LB Thomas Matthews (official thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Alumni' started by Buckskin86, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. buckzip

    buckzip Reeking with awesomeness

    Congrats TM.
  2. LightningRod

    LightningRod Senior

    Big time kudos!!!
  3. stxbuck

    stxbuck Woody wore Sambas

    Welcome to the alumni club. Congrats.
  4. HineyBuck

    HineyBuck Old newb

    What an exceptional young man. He might just be my favorite out of this entire class. Courage, leadership, and character. He is the epitome of what it's all about. I hope he gets his shot in the NFL. But if he doesn't, or when it's done, I hope he gets his Graduate Assistantship at tOSU and goes into coaching. Just think of the influence he could have on young people.

    Congratulations Mr. Matthews. And thank you. How firm thy friendship . . .
  5. OilerBuck

    OilerBuck Sweet Crude

    Not that it's his only option, but I think he could get picked up in Free Agency by an NFL squad post-draft. Backups at Ohio State (especially those that get lost in the deepet linebacking unit in the country) are certainly better than a lot of starters at other schools. If nothing else, he would be a special teams animal.

    Congrats on graduating Thomas...I'm sure you'll excel in whatever you decide to do.
  6. buckiprof

    buckiprof 21st Century Buckeye Man Staff Member

    Congrats on earning the honor of being an alumnus of The Ohio State University!
  7. BIATCHabutuka

    BIATCHabutuka out of chaos comes playoffs

    first off congrats.

    second off, good luck with the NFL. he has the size speed part down to contribute on special teams, he just needs the opportunity to impress.

    third, what is his degree out of curiosity.
  8. Way to go Thomas!
  9. Congratulations to Thomas. I am glad to hear that he has his life headed in the right direction. Great young kid.
  10. HineyBuck

    HineyBuck Old newb

    Has anyone seen a listing of who else received their degrees this weekend? Seems like the Athletic Department usually puts something out on this, but I couldn't find it.
  11. HineyBuck

    HineyBuck Old newb

    Ohio State Student-Athletes Receive Degrees at Winter Commencement

    Dan Taylor and Louise Bond-Williams among graduates

    March 24, 2005

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Twenty-nine Ohio State student-athletes received their bachelor's degrees following winter quarter commencement Sunday in St. John Arena. Among the group was former track and field All-American Dan Taylor and women's fencer Louise Bond-Williams.

    Taylor was a nine-time All-American for the Buckeyes in his four years competing on the men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams. He was a two-time national champion in the hammer throw and shot put events, becoming the only student-athlete to sweep both events at the same competition. Taylor also was a two-time Big Ten athlete of the year in 2003 and 2004 and was Ohio State's male athlete of the year in 2004.

    Bond-Williams competed for England in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. She also was a member of the 2004 national championship team for the Buckeyes and was a first team All-American in 2002 and 2004, and was a second-team honoree in 2003.

    Winter Quarter 2005
    Andrews, Kyle Football Criminology
    Bieterman, David Football Family Resource Management
    Bond-Williams, Louise Fencing History
    Campioni, Andreas Swimming Family Resource Management
    Childress, Brandon Football Family Resource Management
    Contini, Brenton Tennis Family Resource Management
    Cook, Kelly Lacrosse Family Resource Management
    Douglas, Ivan Football Criminology
    Forquer, Erin Lacrosse Psychology
    Ginn, Jennifer Rowing Psychology
    Jacobs, Harlen Football Human Development & Family Science
    Joe, Branden Football Family Resource Management
    Jolibois, Valerie Synchro Swim Economics
    Latella, Tara Soccer Psychology
    MacCarter, Seth Track & Field Family Resource Management
    Marinchick, Matthew Basketball Family Resource Management
    Matthews, Thomas Football Technology Education
    Peckham, Mark Volleyball Real Estate & Urban Analysis
    Popiel, John Ice Hockey Finance
    Solovy, Mike Cheerleading Transportation & Logistics
    Taylor, Daniel Track & Field Agri & Construction Management
    Veit, Sean Swimming Electrical & Computer Engineering
    Wade, Brett Track & Field Psychology
    Watkins, Shawn Cheerleading English
    Weber, Adam Soccer Real Estate & Urban Analysis
    Whalen, Heather Volleyball Human Development & Family Science
    Williams, Lindsay Tennis Marketing
    Yancik, Shaun Cheerleading Agri & Construction Management
    Young, Mike Football Cptr/Inf
  12. ScarletArrow

    ScarletArrow I'm wearing Gold Pants

    What is "Family Resource Management"?
  13. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now

    Good to see Ivan Douglas stay in school and graduate. He definitely hasn't had the easiest time here at OSU.

    I'm pretty sure family resource management teaches you how to become a financial advisor. could be wrong.
  14. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Well ir used to be called Home Economics....
  15. Helpinghand

    Helpinghand Freshman

    He is playing for the edit: canton legends....
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2006

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