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Thoma Angling For Punter Position

Jon Thoma

Jon Thoma's first closeup, minor as it may have been, went well enough for him to come away smiling. The fifth-year senior, a walk-on from Alliance, Ohio, has waited his turn to be the No. 1 punter in Scarlet at Ohio Stadium, and that first chance came last Friday during the team's annual spring kick scrimmage.

While the intimate gathering that watched Thoma and the Scarlet beat the Gray 30-27 on a gray afternoon in the Horseshoe is nothing compared to the 100,000 plus who will be there to cheer on the Buckeyes this fall, the St. Thomas Aquinas product will take what he can get as he vies for the right to replace four-year starter A.J. Trapasso. "Since I've been here seems like forever," Thoma said... Recommended Stories