May 2, 2019

Four Football Players to Participate in Huntington Bucks Go Pro 2.0


COLUMBUS – Four members of the Ohio State football team are slated to take part in Huntington Bucks Go Pro 2.0 this summer and gain valuable work experience as interns at various companies around Columbus.

Senior safety Jordan Fuller, a team captain, first team CoSIDA Academic All-American and the Buckeyes’ leading tackler in 2018 with 81 stops, will join teammate Brock Davin in working for Anomaly Sports Group. Anomaly Sports Group offers like skills services to athletes such as financial literacy, branding, career strategy and business planning. Fuller and Davin are both enrolled in the nationally-ranked Fisher College of Business. Fuller is a business major while Davin is majoring in finance.

Senior defensive lineman Noah Donald will work this summer with Rapchat, a media company that has recently developed its own app. Donald, from Uniontown, Ohio, is majoring in industrial and system engineering.

Hayden Jester, a linebacker and operations management major, will gain valuable work experience at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Ranked ninth in the nation for its quality of care by the University HealthSystem Consortium, the Wexner Medical Center admits more than 58,000 patients and receives more than one million outpatient visits each year.

Fuller, Davin, Donald and Jester join two others players – Gavin Cupp and Logan Hittle – who last week were announced as members of the Huntington Bucks Go Pro 1.0 class. Cupp and Hittle are slated to intern in Ohio State’s Athletics Department – Cupp with Student-Athlete Support Services and Hittle with coaching.

Overall, the Huntington Bucks Go Pro 2.0 class is comprised of a program-record 57 student athletes. The program incorporates an educational curriculum focused on areas such as networking, leadership and personal finance. Furthermore, the program expands student-athletes’ scope by participating in site visits with local Columbus employers. It is the most tenured program in the Eugene D. Smith Leadership Institute.