Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/19/11
The Ohio State Buckeyes are off this week, but they are planning a “Scarlet Out” for their next game, Oct. 29, when the Buckeyes host the #4 Wisconsin Badgers in an 8 p.m. ET kickoff. They’ll also honor Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George at halftime. The Ohio State Department of Athletics is encouraging all fans to dress warm, but to dress in scarlet for Homecoming. When you factor in the Badger fans making the trip (and their red), Ohio Stadium will resemble a Communist Party rally. George, the 1995 Heisman Trophy winner, will be honored at halftime of the contest for his pending induction into the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame. George, whose name is one of only six so honored in the north end zone of Ohio Stadium, will become the 23rd Ohio State player to enter college football’s Hall of Fame when he is enshrined this summer in South Bend, Ind. “It was a special time in my life to be able to wear that uniform and to put on that helmet on every ...
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