Found September 30, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:

Michigan State offensive lineman Jack Allen probably thought the coast was clear when he decided to reach in to the face mask of Ohio State defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins and thumb wrestle with his face.  But in today’s day and age, Allen should be smarter.  Keep in mind, the game was nationally televised.  So ABC had a camera in every crevice of the field.

Hankins seemed to want to deliver the first shot as you can see his hand is firmly placed on Allen’s face mask.  You can’t really tell whether he succeeded in honking Allen’s nose or not.  But Allen certainly got his fingers in Hankins’ mask in retaliation.

While I normally don’t condone dirty play, maybe Urban Meyer’s Buckeye$ deserved a few monkeyshines for doctoring the game tape that they sent to the Michigan State coaching staff before Saturday.

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