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Encyclopedia > Steve Bellisari

Steve Bellisari (born April 21, 1980) is a former American football quarterback for the Ohio State University Buckeyes from 1998 to 2001. Bellisari, a special teams player and a defensive back his first year, replaced Joe Germaine as the Ohio State starting quarterback in 1999. April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... NFL quarterback Peyton Manning. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... For information specifically about the 2006 team, see 2006 Ohio State Buckeyes football team The Ohio State Buckeyes football team is an intercollegiate American football varsity sports program of The Ohio State University. ...

In contrast to the accurate Germaine, Bellisari is remembered for a tendency to throw interceptions. In truth, Bellisari's interception rate was only 3.82%, lower than more highly appreciated Ohio State quarterbacks Art Schlichter, Mike Tomczak, Greg Frey, or Bobby Hoying. Bellisari experienced an increasingly controversial tenure as Ohio State's starting quarterback, culminating in a two-game suspension at the end of his senior season following an arrest for drunk driving. He was re-instated to travel with the team to the Outback Bowl against South Carolina, where he finished his career as a substitute, leading Ohio State back from a large deficit to tie the game before giving up an interception that allowed South Carolina to kick a winning field goal. Art Schlichter (born April 25, 1960 in Washington Court House, Ohio) is a former college and professional American football quarterback, perhaps now known more for his compulsive gambling and other legal problems. ... Mike Tomczak (born October 23, 1962 in Calumet City, Illinois) is a former American football player. ... Greg Frey (born January 29, 1968) is a former American football player, starting at qurterback for three years with the Ohio State Buckeyes. ... Bobby Hoying was born in Ohio on September 20, 1972. ... Drunk driving (drink driving in the UK) or drinking and driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle after having consumed alcohol (i. ... Outback Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. ... The University of South Carolinas 18 varsity sports teams are known as the Gamecocks. ...

Bellisari was drafted by the Saint Louis Rams in the 2002 NFL draft and converted to safety. Bellisari is currently a playing arena football with the New Orleans Voodoo. The St. ... In American football and Canadian football, safety can refer to: two positions in the most-common defensive backfield setup, the strong safety and the free safety, or a type of score, worth one or two points. ...

Preceded by:
Joe Germaine
Ohio State Buckeyes Starting Quarterbacks
Succeeded by:
Craig Krenzel



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