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Posted on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 : 12:35 p.m.

College football fan disappointed in behavior surrounding Ohio State game

By Letters to the Editor

If there are questions of judgement resulting from the Michigan vs. Ohio State football game on Saturday, from a confused, loyal follower of college football, they occurred off the field.

1. Why was the former Ohio State coach, whose penalty for mis-deed kept the Buckeyes at home this bowl season, honored at the game by the school?

2. Why did the majority of the 100,000-plus Ohio State fans provide the disgraced coach a standing ovation of approval?

3. Why did the Columbus police department not escort the U-M equipment semi-truck to the city limits to avoid the driver being splattered with bottles of urine on campus?

4. Why did our Michigan head coach mis-represent the tradition of sportsmanship and class at the school by not shaking hands with the OSU head coach following the game?

These Ohio natives, home and away, did not do themselves nor college football proud.

Dale R. Leslie

Ann Arbor


Raoul Duke

Thu, Nov 29, 2012 : 6:49 a.m.

They were thanking Jim Tressel because #1 he won them the National title in 2002 and thats what they were celebrating. #2 He is the reason why Urban Meyer is now the head coach and why Ohio State is that much more dangerous. Keep over exaggerating the Urine in bottle crap. That never happened. Go cry about your loss elsewhere sore losers.


Wed, Nov 28, 2012 : 11:17 p.m.

They threw rocks, handfuls of change, sod pulled off the field and fruit at me several years ago. The police did nothing. I wont be back there for a game.

tom swift jr.

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 : 7:45 p.m.

Because it really isn't about sportsmanship, athletics, or tradition, it's about the generation of revenue.


Wed, Nov 28, 2012 : 6:32 p.m.

welcome to ohio vs michigan pergame and postgame. it is what it is.