Originally written November 16, 2011 on Fox Sports Ohio:
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As usual, Senior Day at Ohio Stadium Saturday marks the end of an era. Wide receiver DeVier Posey's return to action Saturday for Ohio State marks the end of a different kind of era. At least as far as we know, the Free TattooBobby DiGeronimo Suspension Era is officially over as soon as Posey takes a snap. What a strange, complicated trip it's been. Posey was one of the five players implicated last December in the tattoo and memorabilia scandal that ultimately cost Jim Tressel his job and forced Terrelle Pryor off the team and to the NFL. Two of the remaining four players returned after serving their five-game suspensions, and running back Daniel "Boom" Herron then had one game added to his when it was discovered that he had received payment from DiGeronimo, now an ex and disgraced booster, for work he didn't do. The NCAA found that Posey was the worst of the offenders in the extra work scandal, and as a repeat offender he got the great...
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