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 

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." 

Fickell captured the 1992 State Championship in 54 seconds to win his 107th consecutive match

Fickell captured the 1992 State Championship in 54 seconds to win his 107th consecutive match

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