IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will be easy to spot this weekend in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] That’s because the New Albany, Ohio, native will be sporting the sweet Ohio State-themed helmet pictured above. The helmet is inspired by the design Ohio State wore in the inaugural College Football Playoff, complete with the championship trophy decal on the back. “It is beyond awesome,” Rahal told dispatch.com. Catch Rahal, and his “awesome” helmet, in the Honda Indy 200 at 1:30 p.m. ET Sunday on CNBC. Read more
So awesome seeing this unfold today. #Titans RB David Cobb meeting his idol Eddie George @dcobb27 @eddiegeorge2727 A video posted by Audra Martin (@audra.martin) on Jul 28, 2015 at 3:58pm PDT David Cobb and Eddie George have a few things in common. [ MORE: Like this story? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] They both played running back, while wearing No. 27, in the Big Ten, and they both were drafted by the Tennessee Titans franchise. On Tuesday, Cobb, the former Minnesota running back, met George, his idol and the 1995 Heisman Trophy winner. Watch the meeting of
The changes around Michigan’s football program continue to evolve in the first year of the Jim Harbaugh era. Yesterday, it was announced that the program will be ditching the “Legends” jersey program. This came three weeks after Michigan announced it will leave Adidas and join Nike next summer. Now, it looks like the school’s football tickets will have a throwback look to them. The tickets are designed to resemble those from the 1927 season. Check out the tweet from @umichwd on top of this post. This is pretty neat. What do you think, Michigan fans? H/T: collegespun.com
Ohio State football fans won't want to miss the Ohio State Fair this summer. A 2,000-pound butter sculpture featuring a life-sized Urban Meyer will be on display Wednesday through Aug. 9 at The Ohio Expo Center & State Fair in Columbus.
Some things just don’t get old. Like, for example, the classic uniform dummy pranks. [ MORE: You have to see this Urban Meyer sculpture made out of butter ] Never seen one before? Watch Ohio State’s quarterback intern coach Mike Hartline, the brother of former Ohio State wide receiver Brian Hartline, execute it perfectly above. If you remember, Michigan State did something similar two years ago. Basically, the prank consists of someone dressing up in full uniform, standing still – resembling one of the mannequins showing off the team’s several uniform combinations – and scaring anyone who approaches. Cardale Jones
When it comes to social media stars in the Big Ten this summer, it doesn’t get much bigger than Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones. [ MORE: Like this post! Check out our Gone Viral section ] He’s right up there with new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who has received non-stop attention for his activity on Twitter, and that says a lot. Jones, a third-string quarterback just a year ago, is about to hit 230,000 followers. He’s so popular on the platform, tweets about him often become a big deal, too. For example, the videos above and below, tweeted by teammate
Cleveland.com released its fifth annual Big Ten preseason football poll Monday, and it was all about reigning national champion Ohio State. All 40 voters from around the league picked the Buckeyes to win the Big Ten, while they also tabbed RB Ezekiel Elliott and DE Joey Bosa as offensive and defensive player of the year, respectively, in landslide decisions. Bosa garnered 37 of 38 first-place votes, with Maryland’s William Likely taking the only other top vote, and Elliott took 31 of 39. The West champion was a runaway winner, too, as Wisconsin tallied 32 first-place votes, to Nebraska’s five and
The man former Purdue coach Danny Hope used to call "Superman" was busy trying to save the world Wednesday night. Ryan Kerrigan, the ex-Purdue standout, had a role in "Sharknado 3."
Big Ten marching bands delight thousands of fans every fall Saturday. On Monday, a Big Ten marching band made one fan's day, and it didn't require a lengthy and choreographed performance.
When it comes to the Solon hay bale toss, there’s no topping Iowa defensive end Drew Ott. [ WATCH: Click here to see Drew Ott defend hay bale toss ] Ott, the event’s reigning champ, recently cleared 13-feet, six-inches to defend his crown in the annual Solon, Iowa, event. Ott competed against Iowa wrestler Lance Evans and former Iowa and NFL defensive lineman Matt Kroul, among others. See Ott’s winning toss and celebration here.