Former OSU college football star begins career as Ohio firefighter

Former OSU college football star begins career as Ohio firefighter
Antonio Pittman (Source: Columbus Fire Department Facebook)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - His playing days are over. Now, a former Ohio college football star is giving back by serving in the community.

Antonio Pittman graduated on Feb. 7 as part of the Columbus Fire Department’s 109th Recruit Class.

The 34-year-old native of Akron is one of 38 firefighters who passed the 32 weeks of physical training and classroom work required to graduate.

The Columbus Division of Fire celebrated a graduation commencement program at the Division’s Training and Administrative...

Posted by Columbus Division of Fire on Monday, February 10, 2020

Pittman played three years with the Ohio State University, finishing his collegiate career with 2,945 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns. He played two seasons in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints.

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