Ohio State forward and Big Ten leading scorer Deshaun Thomas wrote a letter to the editor of THE Ohio State University student paper The Lantern this week urging Buckeyes everywhere to care about the sports that NO ONE CARES about. Specifically, the non-revenue producing sports.
Deshaun Thomas wrote:
Last Tuesday, The Lantern featured an article in which athletic director Gene Smith talked about how Ohio State isn’t just a football school. He talked about the success of our basketball team. It would be good to remember that in the other sports, there is a lot of success too.
All athletes at Ohio State work very hard at being the best they can be at their sport. I wish that all athletes could receive the attention that our football and basketball teams get. They all deserve to be celebrated.
First off, this was really cool of Deshaun Thomas. He’ll make his millions in the NBA soon enough, but he’s clearly still down to Earth. He’s looking out for his athletic Buckeyes brethren at...