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Ex-Buckeye Files Paperwork To Run For Congress

Sep 3, 2017

Anthony Gonzalez
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A former Ohio State football player has filed the paperwork to run for Congress next year.

32-year-old Anthony Gonzalez submitted paperwork to the Federal Election Commission to run as  a Republican for the 16th District congressional seat held by Republican Jim Renacci, who will run for governor next year. Gonzalez has not formally announced his candidacy. Reports surfaced last month that he was contemplating a congressional bid. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft. He retired after five seasons due to injuries.