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  Tom Ricketts
Tom Ricketts

Player Profile
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
North Allegheny

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 275

Position:
OL

2011: Sat out the season under NCAA guidelines after transferring from Penn State.

At Penn State (2010): Did not play in any games and redshirted.

High School: Considered one of the top 10 players in Pennsylvania and among the country's elite offensive line prospects as a senior at North Allegheny High...selected first team All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...first team All-Northern Six Conference...led team to the Northern Six championship and the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs...played under Coach Art Walker...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic...also a track and field letterman.

Personal: Thomas Gordon Ricketts III, born 4/9/92, is the son of Tom and Sandy Ricketts...has one brother and one sister...both of his parents were student-athletes at the University of Pittsburgh...father was a standout offensive lineman at Pitt (lettering from 1986-89) and was a first-round draft selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1989...mother was a member of the Panthers' swimming team...communication major.