Oestreich, Joe
August 2008
Sports Illustrated;8/19/2008 Ohio State Special Issue, p10
The author reflects on life as a fan of the Ohio State University (OSU) Buckeyes football team. Topics include the forward pass, the rivalry with the University of Michigan football team, and coach Woody Hayes. The author shares his experiences of pretending to be OSU football players while playing games in his backyard.


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