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5 Ways To Recognize An Ohio State Football Fan

5 Ways to Recognize an Ohio State Football Fan

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Every conference features at least one team carrying a fanbase that is very easily recognized. You don't need to be told twice who THAT guy cheers for (or against) every Saturday afternoon. In the Big 10, that team is Ohio State.

Here are five ways to detect your typical Buckeyes fan.

5. Arms Are Always Flying Upward

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5. Arms Are Always Flying Upward

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O-H! I-O! I wish I had a dollar for every time I've seen a four-man crew throw up their arms. Don't you?

4. They Don't Know the Origin of "Script Ohio"

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4. They Don't Know the Origin of "Script Ohio"

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I won't give you an entire history lesson, but the famous "Script Ohio" was started by the Michigan band in 1932 in Columbus. Know the roots of your traditions.

3. They're Always Wearing A Mask

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3. They're Always Wearing A Mask

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Is this more prevalent for any other fanbase? The mask is a clear giveaway. Every Ohio State fan has a wicked mask.

2. Skin Is Never Showing

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2. Skin Is Never Showing

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Along the same lines as the mask, Ohio State fans curiously do not show skin. I don't know if it's a silent pact or self-esteem issue. Whatever the reason, you won't see skin.

1. "Michigan" Is Always On the Tip of the Tongue

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1. "Michigan" Is Always On the Tip of the Tongue

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If there is one thing every Ohio State fan has in common, it's Michigan. Buckeyes fans can't get the word "Michigan" out of their mouths, and it actually becomes comical at times.