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Overview

Art Schlichter

Date of birth
Apr 25, 1960

Ht: 6'3" Wt: 210 lbs.

Birthplace
Washington Court House, OH

Hometown
Washington Court House, OH

College
Ohio State University

High school
Miami Trace

Summary
Arthur Ernest Schlichter (born April 25, 1960, in Washington Court House, Ohio) is a former college and professional American football quarterback, perhaps known more for his compulsive gambling and the legal problems that arose from it. His surname is pronounced "SHLEE-ster"...
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Playing career
41-89 passing for 658 yds, 3 TD, 7 interceptions. Added 172 yards on 19 carries.

Baltimore ColtsQuarterback
91 cmp, 202 att, 1006 yds, 3 TD, 11 INT in three years with the Colts

1981 Big Ten MVP 1979 & 1981 All-Big Ten 1981 Ohio State MVP

Trivia
  • Played Arena Football for the Detroit Drive (1990-1991) and the Cincinnati Rockers (1992).
  • Played for the Buffalo Bills (preseason) in 1986.
  • Drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft.

Where are they now?
  • Founded a non-profit organization, Gambling Prevention Awareness Apr 14, 2011

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by sbbarnett24 Sep 19, 2012
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by GoDevils95 Aug 13, 2012
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by GoDevils95 Mar 09, 2012
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Judge postpones Schlichter's fraud sentencing
A federal judge has postponed sentencing for ex-Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter (SHLEES'-tuhr) in a fraud case stemming from a million-dollar ticket-selling scheme.
ESPN, Feb 07, 2012
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No. 21 Nittany Lions Dominate Buckeyes, 20-14
Stephfon Green ran for two touchdowns and the Nittany Lions' solid defense holding Ohio State scoreless in the second half of a 20-14 victory Saturday. Penn State (9-2, 6-1) earned a share of the Big Ten's Leaders Division title and set up a division title...
Pennsylvania State University Athletics Department, Nov 20, 2011
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Penn St. earns first win without Paterno (AP)
No. 21 Penn State won for the first time since coach Joe Paterno was fired, with Stephfon Green running for two touchdowns and the Nittany Lions' solid defense holding Ohio State scoreless in the second half of a 20-14 victory Saturday. Penn State (9-2, 6-1)...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 20, 2011
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Peyton Manning is Useless to Indianapolis Colts: Fan's Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Much analysis has gone into the Indianapolis Colts' uncontrolled tailspin into futility this season, but it has suddenly become clear to me who the real problem is: Peyton Manning. My white-hot wrath over the humiliating Oct.
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 26, 2011
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Judge allows Schlichter to attend counseling
A federal judge is allowing former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter to attend weekly counseling while on house arrest awaiting sentencing for fraud.
ESPN, Oct 20, 2011
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by thesemers Sep 26, 2011
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Brooks: Slow Start, Sloppy Play Dooms Buffs
Rebounding from a 24-6 loss at Miami (Fla.) that dropped them out of the Top 25 for the first time in seven years, Ohio State beat Colorado 37-17 at Ohio Stadium before 105,096.
Colorado Athletics Department, Sep 24, 2011
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Ex-Colts QB Schlichter sentenced to 10 years in ticket scheme
Former NFL quarterback Art Schlichter was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to state theft charges linked to a sports ticket-fraud scheme.
NFL.com, Sep 16, 2011
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Ex-Buckeye Schlichter to plead guilty to fraud
Former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter is resolving multiple state and federal theft and fraud charges with plea agreements that will allow him to leave jail temporarily before beginning a multi-year prison term.
ESPN, Sep 14, 2011
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Ex-Buckeye Schlichter to plead guilty to fraud
Former Ohio Stateand NFL quarterback Art Schlichter will plead guilty to fraud charges linked to a million-dollar ticket-selling scheme, according to court documents filed in federal court.
ESPN, Sep 14, 2011
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Feds charge ex-Buckeye Schlichter with fraud
Former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter was charged in federal court Wednesday with fraud linked to a million-dollar ticket-selling scheme.
ESPN, Sep 14, 2011
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USC linebacker Chip Banks, a first-round draft pick of the Browns in 1982, gets a hold of OSU quarterback Art Schlichter during the 1980 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.
by GoDevils95 Aug 03, 2011
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by thesemers Jul 09, 2011
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Art Schlichter - Ohio State
Art Schlichter - Ohio State
by tm50 May 15, 2011
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Ex-Ohio St. QB Schlichter enters not guilty plea
Former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter should not be tried in Columbus, his attorney said after Schlichter pleaded not guilty to theft charges.
ESPN, May 05, 2011
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Art Schlichter - Ottawa
by tm50 Apr 19, 2011
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by Andy26399 Apr 15, 2011
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