The extensive Ohio State football team lore comes with iconic rivalries, hall-of-fame players, and long-standing traditions. How well do you know OSU football?
Ohio State's team is known as the Buckeyes.
The Buckeyes play in the East Division of the Big Ten Conference.
Buckeyes can earn huge helmet sticker collections when they rack up the wins. This tradition has been running since 1968.
Brutus Buckeye appeared at his first game in 1965. The mascot was inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2007.
Ohio State fans go out of their way to avoid saying the word Mich....
The call and response, O-H, I-O is well known throughout the state.
The Buckeyes can claim ten undefeated seasons.
Tony Romo played college ball at Eastern Illinois University.
The Buckeyes have had six undefeated seasons. That's no losses, no ties - just wins!
Paul Brown, who would later be the head coach of the Cleveland Browns, coached the Buckeyes to their first National Championship.
Former Ohio State team captains first gathered for breakfast in 1934.
The Buckeyes won their first National Championship in 1942, under coach Paul Brown. Brown coached the team from 1941-1943.
Coach Hayes was hired in 1951. He was twice named National Coach of the Year.
Coach Tressel was hired in 2001. The team claimed a Fiesta Bowl win in 2002.
Michigan State and Ohio State have been rivals for about four decades.
The Michigan State-Ohio State rivalry is known as "The Game." It has been hailed one of sports' greatest rivalries.
Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania are all Ohio State rivals.
The two teams first played in 1897. They have met every year since 1918.
Each time the Buckeyes beat the Wolverines, players receive a Gold Pants charm. It includes the player's initials, the year and the game score.
The Block O organization was founded in 1938 and is the largest organization on the Ohio State campus.
The Victory Bell is rung after each victory for 15 minutes. A victory against Michigan warrants 30 minutes of bell ringing.
Archie Griffin played for Ohio State from 1972-1975. He went on to play for the Cincinnati Bengals.
During Tattoo-Gate, five OSU players were given free tattoos in return for autographs. Coach Tressel was suspended for unethical conduct and ultimately resigned his position as head coach.
Hang on Sloopy is played before the start of every fourth quarter. The song is also played at many other sports competitions in Ohio.
The Buckeyes have won 35 Big Ten championships.
Notre Dame and Ohio State are tied with seven Heisman Trophy winners each.
Archie Griffin holds the record with 924 career rushing attempts. He rushed for a minimum of 100 yards over the course of 34 games.
Eddie George also scored 24 touchdowns that same season, in 1995.
Art Schlichter threw the interception against Clemson, which led to an altercation between Woody Hayes and Clemson linebacker Charlie Bauman.
David Boston holds the record with 191 pass receptions as a wide receiver for Ohio State.
Dean Sensanbaugher set the record with a 103-yard return on October 9, 1943.
Brian Hartline holds the record for the longest punt return at 90 yards.
Tom Skladany holds the record for the longest field goal at 59 yards.
Eleven former OSU players and coaches have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Notables include Paul Brown, Paul Warfield, and Lou Groza.
333 Buckeyes have made it into the NFL draft, including 70 first-round picks.