Lot # 60: All-American Aurelius Thomas signed Photo

Category: All-Americans

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Item was in Auction "Ohio Field Auction",
which ran from 8/11/2021 12:00 PM to
8/28/2021 8:00 PM

Signed 8x10 Photo in black sharpie by 1957 All-American Aurelius Thomas. That season, he averaged 57 minutes per game playing guard on both sides of the football and helping Ohio State to a National Championship. Legendary coach Woody Hayes said of Thomas, "For consistent play on both offense and defense, there is no better guard in college football today."  He was selected an All-American selection by four panels and taken by the PIttsburgh Steelers in the 1958 NFL Draft. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989 and Ohio State's Varsity O Hall of Fame in 1992. He passed away in February of 2021.


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