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Jerry Ostroski
  Jerry Ostroski

Sport (year):
Football, 1988-91

Class of 2008

An outstanding offensive lineman for the Golden Hurricane, Jerry Ostroski played both guard and tackle during his four-year career. He earned first-team All-America accolades at offensive guard by the Associated Press (AP), Football Writers Association (FWAA) and The Sporting News as a senior in 1991. Ostroski was also named as a second-team All-American by the United Press International (UPI) that same season. He played on two Bowl teams - 1989 Independence Bowl and 1991 Freedom Bowl. He helped lead Tulsa to a 10-2 record in 1991 and a 28-17 victory over San Diego State in the Freedom Bowl his senior season. Ostroski had an average grade of 91-percent for his senior campaign while totaling 49 knockdown blocks on the season. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs, and had a lengthy pro career with the Buffalo Bills.