Local Sports Athletes & Celebrities Who Joined Us For The 2020 Papa John’s Charity Challenge!
Jake Ballard is a former football tight end who played in the NFL for the New York Giants, New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals. He played college football at Ohio State and was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and won Super Bowl XLVI with them against the Patriots.
Anthony Schlegel is a former Football linebacker. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at the Ohio State University. He founded his own fitness company, Schlegel Hardcore Elite Training.
Justin Zwick is a former college football quaterback. In the 2004 Alamo Bowl Justin led the Buckeyes to a dominating 33-7 victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Evan Blankenship is a former Ohio State Football player. He was an offensive guard and defensive end from 2007 to 2011. Through Youtube, Evan taught himself how to play guitar and found internet success uploading personal covers. Evan moved to Nashville in March of 2012, where he worked with numerous award-winning songwriters and producers. In August of 2017 Evan moved back to Columbus with his wife, Sarah. He has since joined the band North to Nashville, Columbus’ premier country band, where he circuits local bars, honky-tonks, and festivals.
Terence Dials is a former collegiate and professional basketball player. During his senior season in 2005-2006 Dials was awarded the Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year!.
Ryan Miller is a former collegiate football linebacker, following his football career, Miller helped co-found the 2nd and Seven foundation aimed to promote reading by providing free books and positive role models to kids in need while encouraging young athletes of the community to pay it forward. .
Zach Boren is a former collegiate football linebacker and fullback, he was named captain during his senior season for the Ohio State Buckeyes.