Luke Fickell

1992 State Champion - Heavyweight
1991 State Champion - Heavyweight
1990 State Champion - 189 Pounds

Wrestling

1991  1990
Football

St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame
Class of 2014


Height:  6-4
Weight:  230
Position:  DL / TE / OL
SFDHS CLASS:  1992

College:
Ohio State University

Stallion Football Profile:

Career Notes

  • Three-year letterwinner

1991 (Senior)

  • 1991 Division-III Ohio Lineman of the Year

  • 1991 Division-III First Team All-Central District and All-Ohio (Defensive Lineman)

  • 1991 Dispatch-Agonis Lineman of the Year

  • 1991 recipient of the Shamrock Club of Columbus' Knute Rockne Award, which is presented to an outstanding student athlete of the Franklin County area

  • All-CCL

  • 75 tackles, 10 sacks

1990 (Junior)

  • 1990 Division-II First-Team All-Ohio

  • 1990 Division-II First Team All-Central District

  • 1990 AP Division-II Special Mention All-Ohio

  • All-OCL 

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Stallion Wrestling Profile:

Career Notes

  • Four-year letterwinner

  • Pat Galbincea of the Cleveland Plain Dealer (on Fickell) -  "He is the best heavyweight high school wrestling champion Ohio has ever produced. Period." 

1992 (Senior)

  • 1992 OHSAA Division-II Heavyweight State Champion, finishing 39-0

  • Division-II Heavyweight Central District Champion

  • All-CCL

1991 (Junior)

  • 1991 OHSAA Division-II Heavyweight State Champion, finishing 31-0 with 29 pins

  • In the 1991 OHSAA State Tournament, he won 4 of 5 matches by pin, all less than 1:35

  • Division-II Heavyweight Central District Champion

  • All-Ohio Catholic League

1990 (Sophomore)

  • 1990 OHSAA Division-II 189 Pound State Champion, finishing 36-0

  • Division-II 189 Pound Central District Champion

  • All-Ohio Catholic League

Ohio State Profile:

photo credit - Martin Wang / Cleveland Plain Dealer

photo credit - Martin Wang / Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • School-record 50 consecutive starts at nose guard

  • Four-year starter (1993 - 1996)

  • 212 career tackles

  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (1993, 1995)

  • 2011 Interim Head Football Coach 

  • Currently serves as Linebackers Coach / Co -Defensive Coordinator