Top 10 of the Greatest Ohio State University Athletes



Top 10 of the Greatest Ohio State University Athletes


 

On May 25, 1935, Jesse Owens of Ohio State won 4 occasions at the Big Ten Conference Track Meet, setting 3 world records and tying a fourth. What an execution! Through the years some incredible players have went to Ohio State, and here we rundown the 10 biggest. Do you oppose this idea? Let us know who you would put on the rundown. Paul Warfield? Orlando Pace? Troy Smith? Eddie George? Chic Harley? Such a large number of to look over!

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10.  Tom Cousineau, Football.

Tom was such a decent linebacker, to the point that he turned into the first pick by and large in the 1979 NFL Draft. He had set the OSU season handles record and the OSU record for handles in an amusement, regardless is positioned second on the unequaled vocation handles rundown at OSU. Tom chose to reprimand the Buffalo Bills and play in the Cana...

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9.  Howard “Hopalong” Cassady, Football.

An extraordinary hostile and preventive player, Cassady was the 1955 Heisman Trophy champ. In 36 diversions at OSU, he scored 36 touchdowns. As an opposing back he never permitted a finished pass amid his whole school vocation! A fabulous baseball player, Cassady headed the Buckeyes in homers in 1955 and in stolen bases in 1956. He is in the Colleg...

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8.  John Havlicek, Basketball.

Called "Hondo" after a John Wayne motion picture character, Havlicek was the encapsulation of a cooperative person. He played on 8 NBA title groups, more than another player aside from Bill Russell and Sam Jones. He was a part of the same OSU group as Jerry Lucas. He could play watch and additionally forward, and is the Boston Celtics une...

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7.  Vic Janowicz, Football.

This College Hall of Fame football player won the Heisman Trophy in 1950 as a halfback. The Polish-Ohioan was significantly more than that, nonetheless, as he tossed passes, kicked field objectives and additional focuses, and punted. Astute adversaries did not attempt to pass on #31 either, as Janowicz likewise played opposing back. Interestingly, ...

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6.  Blaine Wilson, Gymnastics.

Wilson was named the Big 10 1997 Male Athlete of the Year, that year he won the Nissen Award (given to school tumbling best entertainer every year). Wilson won 5 successive national titles, as well as won 5 inside and out national aerobatic titles too. Wilson was on the Mens Silver Medal Olympic group in 2004. He is presently resigned.

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5.  Katie Smith, Women’s Basketball.

Not just the best female b-ball player in OSU history, Katie completed her school vocation as the untouched profession scoring pioneer in Big Ten history, male or female. She happened to a profitable expert profession and is appraised among the main 15 WNBA players ever (starting 2011). Katie likewise earned 3 Olympic Gold Medals in b-ball (2000, 2...

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4.  Jerry Lucas, Basketball.

A NBA Hall of Famer, Lucas was offered more school grants than another high schooler up to that time with the exception of Wilt Chamberlain. Lucas was the first ball player to win titles at the secondary school, school, Olympic, and NBA level. On a fascinating note, Lucas is a standout amongst the most brainy b-ball players ever and turned into a m...

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3.  Archie Griffin, Football.

The main school player to win the Heisman trophy twice as the best player in school football. That alone eclipses another detail that others can represent a viable rival to his.

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2.  Jesse Owens, Track.

As portrayed above, Jesse had an unique day of olympic style sports on that extraordinary day in 1935. Obviously, his Gold Medals at the 1936 Olympics that stuck a thumb in the eye of Adolf Hitler's Nazi racial "predominance" left an impression too.

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1.  Jack Nicklaus, Golf.

The best golfer ever, Nicklaus has won more significant competitions than another golfer (18). For a period it showed up Tiger Woods would match or beat him, however that is seeming more outlandish as every year passes. Keeping in mind that anybody think every one of those significant titles are a fluke, recollect that The Golden Bear likewise came...

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