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August 17, 2018
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OU football player wins lottery
Ohio Bobcat Mike Eynon Courtesy: Ohio Athletics
(WOUB) - Weeks before the season starts, an Ohio University football player may have already snagged the biggest win of the year.

Mike Eynon of Westlake won $250,000 in Tuesday's Ohio Lottery drawing.

Eynon matched five numbers in the Mega Millions game.

The offensive lineman is projected as a starting guard next year for the Bobcats.

He's a senior accounting major at OU and now has plenty of money to keep track of after the win.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Eynon will receive a check for $172,500.

He bought the ticket in Athens and says he plays every once in a while.
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