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The Ohio State Super Humanitarian Disguised as a Super Fan

The most Recognizable Ohio State Fan Jon "Big Nut" Peters lives the "Pay It Forward" motto showing it in the Fan he is on game day and the man he is every other day In civilian clothing, Jon “Big Nut” Peters looks like an ordinary guy. He goes to work each week at his job at Whirlpool, and lives in the small town of Fremont, Ohio. But when game day rolls around, Jon adorns his custom jersey, paints his entire head Scarlett and Grey with the Ohio State University logo and trademark Leaf, and gets ready to tailgate as one of College Sports most fan personalities, the “Big Nut.” Starting back in 1995 during a competition for best dressed at a Michigan/Ohio...

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The Rose Bowl: The Original 'Bowl Game'

Located in Pasadena, California, Rose Bowl Stadium has been host to some of the most dramatic and emotional moments in college sports. The stadium has been hosting the Rose Bowl Game, the oldest of the bowl games, since January 1st 1923. Every year (except for 1942 due to WWII travel restrictions), the Rose Bowl has enjoyed the highest attendance of any bowl game in all of college football. On top of the annual Rose Bowl Game, numerous other championship games have been played on the grounds of Rose Bowl Stadium. The Rose Bowl has hosted 4 BCS National Championship games in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014, as well as the Super Bowl in 1977, 1980, 1983, 1987 and 1993. This...

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Notre Dame vs USC Rivalry Established in 1926

Dating back to 1926, the USC/Notre Dame rivalry is easily one of, if not the, premier rivalry in college football. Dating back to 1926, these two legendary football programs battle it out for the Jeweled Shillelagh, and, most years, for the right to play in a championship game. A popular theory about the origins of the rivalry suggest that the USC athletic director Gwynn Wilson, looking for a national rival, went to visit Nebraska as they were playing Notre Dame to propose a game with the team each year. Story goes, Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne's wife was convinced by Wilson's wife that a trip to Southern California would be much nicer than a trip to a then barren (and extremely cold)...

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The USC Football Championship Legacy

USC Football is recognized as one of the best in the country, boasting 11 National Championship titles. The program has had, as of 2016, 497 players drafted into the NFL, the most by any school in the history of the draft. To add to the programs impressive legacy, USC Football has had 7 Heisman Trophy winners, including Carson Palmer, Reggie Bush, and O.J. Simpson. Along with 7 winners, USC has also had 13 Heisman finalists and 39 players and coaches to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.  USC's NFL presence is staggering, with 12 players reaching the Pro Football Hall of Fame including legends, Junior Seau, Lynn Swann, Ronnie Lott, and Frank Gifford. Notable Trojans playing in...

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