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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Thousands of fans gathered Friday to honor No. 3 Ohio State for its perfect season.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said the accomplishment deserves special recognition, and then unveiled a sign that read "12-0 Row" to be put at an undetermined street in the city.
Former Ohio State quarterback and 2006 Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith also presented the team with the Big Ten Leaders Division trophy.
The Buckeyes went 12-0 in coach Urban Meyer's first season in Columbus, but were unable to play in a bowl due to NCAA violations under former coach Jim Tressel. It was the sixth unbeaten and untied season in the 123 years of the program.
Ohio State President Gordon Gee told the crowd of about 7,000: "This team faced the greatest challenge ever imagined."
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Ohio State sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller finished 5th in the voting for this year’s Heisman Trophy. The star of Ohio State’s undefeated team received three first place votes.
Texas A&M redshirt freshman quartback Johnny Manzel won the award, collecting 456 first place votes. Manzel is the first “freshman” to win the award.
Urban Meyer and his first Ohio State squad made one last public appearance on Friday night as the school and its fans celebrated the Buckeyes' 12-0 record in 2012. Meyer thanked the seniors for their commitment and stressed to fans how much appreciation they should have for the group as a whole.
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Ohio State has struggled out the gates defensively.
The Buckeyes were able to complete a spectacular season by not only defeating their arch rival, Michigan, 26-21, but they were able to finish the season undefeated at 12-0, Notre Dame was the only other major school to go undefeated this season.
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Deshaun Thomas had 18 points, including a 3-pointer in an
11-point run in the first half, to lead No. 7 Ohio State past tired
Long Beach State 89-55 on Saturday.
The Ohio State basketball team came into Saturday's game against Long Beach State in a shooting rut. The No. 7 Buckeyes, however, got out of that rut in a big way when four different players scored more than 10 points in the 89-55 win over the 49ers. Go inside for the complete game recap.
Ohio State junior Aaron Craft has long earned the reputation as one of the premier defenders in college basketball. However, if the Buckeyes plan on making another deep run in the NCAA Tournament, they likely will need Craft to also become a consistent scoring threat.
Junior Michigan commit Denzel Ward just picked up an offer from Ohio State. FOX Sports NEXT's Simone Scott caught up with the tackle to discuss where he stands in his recruitment.