Sean Merriman, web editor, April 14, 2015

It has been an ongoing tradition for 80 years now. When Ohio State defeats Michigan in football, Buckeyes players are given a "gold pants" trinket, to symbolize the win over their rivals.

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This past season, Ohio State defeated Michigan 42-28 in Columbus, marking the Buckeyes' third consecutive win over the Wolverines.

Tuesday, Thomas posted a photo of his gold pants on his Twitter account, @CantguardMike.

The tweet reads "somewhere in my Letter of Intent it said 'and you will win a pair of Gold Pants every season you play at OSU.'"

Thomas, who is the nephew of former NFL star WR Keyshawn Johnson, had a breakout season in 2014, hauling in 54 passes for 799 yards and nine touchdowns.

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The 6-3 wideout is entering his redshirt junior season, so is this a guarantee from him that the Buckeyes will beat Michigan again in 2015?

You be the judge.