Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, January 12, 2015

It's amazing someone doesn't lose his footing or trip pretty much any time football teams sprint out of the tunnel and onto the field before a game.

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It happened Monday night at the CFP national title game, as the second "O" in Ohio State's large flags that spell out O-H-I-O snagged on the ground, tripping a cheerleader and sending a few players sprawling.

As a result, the Buckeyes took the field behind flags spelling O-H-I…

Things could have been a lot worse, though, whether it be injuries or a very awkward game of human dominoes.