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Great athletics has always been a part of The Ohio State University - but now it's the fans who are attracting attention!

Support the Best Fans in the Land Campaign through the Council's fundraiser!


Comments & Testimonials

Please share your experiences about positive sportsmanship and being a best fan at Ohio State, around the Big Ten and across the country!



  • I attended the Ohio State-Navy football game with my daughter. We had nothing but a positive experience all day long. I have the greatest praise for the 100,000 people that were at the game cheering for OSU. They made the 5000 or so Navy fans feel right at home. It appears that the buttons some of them wear saying “Best Fans in the Land” serve as much more than just a statement – they live by it.
    ~Bill Liedtke
  • Just wanted to pass on something that happened on Saturday. A friend of mine, Mike Marlatt, and I we tailgate jumping throughout the day prior to the game. As we saw USC fans he thanked them for coming and welcomed them to Ohio State. We got a lot of really surprised looks but also a lot of smiles and "thanks." Just wanted you to know that we were out there doing that and hope that those people will take that experience home with them and share with others - possibly extending a warm welcome to someone that attends a game there!! Go Bucks!!
  • We couldn't have been treated any better in Columbus. It was amazing how many times we were stopped and thanked for our service. Everywhere we went, people wanted to talk to us. Many of my friends were telling me that they n...ow have to change their view of Ohio State. Many who didn't like them before will now root for them. It was a really cool experience.
    ~Donald Jack, USNA ‘91

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