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OSU's Ezekiel Elliott is trying to save the crop top jersey in college football
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OSU's Ezekiel Elliott is trying to save the crop top jersey in college football
Friday March 13th, 2015

Ohio State University fans are hoping that a new petition started on Change.org will convince the NCAA to reverse its recent ban on the crop top style jersey in college football.

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The new rule will put an end to the exposed midriff look preferred by Buckeyes star running back Ezekiel Elliott, who has tweeted out a link to the petition himself, along with the hashtag #SaveTheCropTop.

Elliott's father has also taken up the torch, even joking that he will wear a crop top in the stands in protest of the ruling.

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The petition already has 6,200 supporters as of Friday morning, with a goal of 7,500 signees.

This issue may even unite Ohio State and Michigan fans, as Wolverines kick returner Dennis Norfleet is also partial to the style.

Brendan Maloy

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