At Columbia: Will compete for starting fullback role ... can play either fullback or tight end, and has played both during his Columbia career ... hard worker who has also served on special teams as long snapper ... strong, tough and aggressive ... “Thomas looks the part of a football player,” says Coach Wilson.
2006: Played in all 10 games with starts vs. Penn and Fordham ... made four tackles on the season ... ran for five yards vs. Fordham ... caught one pass for eight yards vs. Iona.
At New Albany High: Second team all-state at defensive end ... all-district and twice all-league ... played tight end with 14 receptions as a junior ... lettered four years in football, basketball and track ... captained all three teams ... led hoops team in rebounding twice ... second team all-league in basketball ... threw shot and discus in track and field ... valedictorian.
Personal: Majoring in economics ... summer 2007 internship in Lehman Brothers' investment banking division ... Thomas Stephen Weldon, b. 6/2/85 in Columbus, Ohio.