Ohio State shows off 12-0 "champions" rings for undefeated 2012 season
By Zac Ellis
Ohio State didn't win any championships in 2012, but don't tell that to the Buckeyes. Thursday, a few members of Urban Meyer's staff posted pictures of the team's new rings, which say "12-0" across the face. Ohio State completed an undefeated regular season last year, but was ineligible for postseason play because of NCAA sanctions. And before you ask: Yes, those sanctions stemmed from players getting tattoos in exchange for ... championships rings and other merchandise. Stewart Mandel always says college football is cyclical...
Check out the photos posted Thursday by receivers coach Zach Smith and sports information director Jerry Emig, which show the gold pants earned for beating Michigan. Pretty sweet, though it begs the question: How many teams sport rings for winning a division title?