Buckeyes fans, dressed like head coach Jim Tressel, cheered their team on against the Michigan Wolverines in this 2004 match-up between the longtime rivals.
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Even though Ohio State faced Notre Dame in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl, this fan took a second to remind Buckeye fans that the Fighting Irish aren't the only enemy.
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Even in 1957, Ohio State fans flocked to Ohio Stadium to see their Buckeyes.
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OSU fans celebrated during the 2003 Fiesta Bowl against Miami at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.
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Ohio State fans pulled sod from the Ohio Stadium field after the Buckeyes capped a 13-0 season by defeating Michigan 14-9 on Nov. 23, 2002, in Columbus, Ohio.
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In his prime, Maurice Clarett was the toast of Columbus, as evidenced by this sign imploring the school to "Free Maurice" after he was suspended prior to the 2003 season for accepting special benefits from a family friend. Since then, life has gone downhill for Clarett, who was arrested earlier this week following a police chase that resulted in four loaded guns being found in his SUV.
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In this game from the 2005 season, Buckeye fans gave a giant O in O-H-I-O during a timeout against Miami Ohio University at Ohio Stadium.
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Columbus Police were positioned as a wedge to keep fans from the goalpost after Ohio State beat Michigan, 37-21 on Nov. 20, 2004, in Columbus, Ohio.
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Buckeye fans cheered the Ohio State band as it performed before kickoff of the 2006 Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, Ariz.
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Ohio State fans flooded the field and carried quarterback Craig Krenzel (16) on their shoulders after the Buckeyes defeated Michigan in November 2002.
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Over 100,000 fans packed Ohio Stadium to see the Buckeyes defeat Iowa 31-6 in September, 2005.
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Buckeye fans took their excitement out on the goalposts after defeating Michigan, 14-9 in November, 2002.
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