THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

TRADITIONS

“The Game”

“The Game”

It has come to be known as not only the best rivalry in college football, but as the most exhilarating rivalry in all of college sports.Each year, The Game is…

“The Game”
"I only came to dot the 'i'"

“I only came to dot the ‘i'”

As you approach the northeast corner of Ohio Stadium, specifically near gate 10, it is likely that you will notice many cars with bumper stickers that proudly display the acronym,…

“I only came to dot the ‘i'”
Top 12 Marching Band Traditions in the Big Ten

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big …

Contributor Grant Gannon ranks his favorite Big Ten Marching Band Traditions:

1. Script Ohio- Ohio State
Ranked No. 1 on my list, and Sports Illustrated’s top college football tradition from the August 22,…

Top Marching Band Traditions in the Big …
Woody Hayes: the Ritual of College Football

The Ritual of College Football

The words of Woody Hayes illustrate best what we all feel as Big Ten fans, the passion for history and traditions that surround a Saturday football game day in this…

The Ritual of College Football
The Life of a Big Ten Male Cheerleader

Gentlemen of the Spirit Squad: The Unhea…

The phrase “tremendous college athlete” rouses thoughts of football and basketball players in the minds of many. Robert Griffin III dodging defenders during a mad sprint to the end zone,…

Gentlemen of the Spirit Squad: The Unhea…
Block

Block “O” at a Glance

They sit in the north end of Ohio Stadium. They also sit in the south end. Inside of the Schott, they’re behind both teams’ benches. They’re also behind the basket.…

Block “O” at a Glance
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Features

The Scarlet & Gray Coaching Legacy

Coach Urban Meyer joins a long line of Buckeye football coaches, including a lawyer, a civil engineer, and a 21 year old. Learn all about the Scarlet and Gray legacy, including fun facts about each coach at www.osu.edu. ... (more)

Marching Bands in the Big Ten

As you walk past the concession stand, you smell grease from the burgers, you hear the shouts of thousands walking past you, but what stands out most is in the sound off into the distance. It’s so faint, but it draws your attention. It makes every step towards your seat more and more exciting. As you get closer, the sound starts to get louder, the rhythms and melodies become clear and you finall... (more)

Top 25 Football Traditions?

We came across this list of "... (more)

The Oval Through the Years

Archive photos and video of The Oval over the past 100 years. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adIvvitbIao&feature=player_embedded... (more)