This one is fairly straightforward.    The state of Ohio was nicknamed "The Buckeye State" for the number of Buckeye trees that littered its landscape.    It only made sense for the state university to adopt the state nickname.    According to this site, Ohioans have been calling themselves "Buckeyes" since before the Civil War, which, by the way, is an oxymoron, unlike Jim Tressel, who was just a moron.

How the Top 50 College Football Programs Got Their Nicknames

Ohio State University - The state of Ohio was nicknamed "The Buckeye State" for the number of Buckeye trees that littered its landscape. It only made sense for the state university to adopt the state nickname - www.

Here is my sister and her husband's wedding gift. Made it out of a pallet. Got an engineer print from Staples of the state outline and logo, Cut out the shape, dyed the wood with rub alcohol and food coloring, and painted the logo on. Clear coat over it all. Turned out great! Go Buckeyes!!

Made out of a pallet. Got an engineer print from Staples of the state outline and logo, Cut out the shape, dyed the wood with rub alcohol and food coloring, and painted the logo on. Clear coat over it all. Turned out great! Go Buckeyes!

Inspired by OSU's mascot, Brutus the Buckeye, and the Reese's Cup-like dessert the state is known for, this peanut-butter-and-bourbon-spiked cocktail will warm you up even on the coldest home games at your tailgating parties this fall.

13 Awesome College Tailgate Cocktails

The peanut butter swirl in this spiked hot cocoa gives it all the flavor of the state& official dessert, making it the perfect treat for cheering on Ohio State.

The Ohio State Y'all

It's not hard to find 4 buckeyes to make O-H-I-O! The Ohio State game watches (for football at least) are at Dive Bar on W. (below Blind Pig). (aka Warehouse District) shuts down for the Michigan-Ohio State game!

OHIO State Man Cave/Bar-basement stairs

Now that's a way to make an entrance if your a Buckeye fan, right? What do you have to do in order to earn one of the Buckeye stickers - or is it a secret?

Hugging the Lake Erie shore in the state’s northeast corner, the city of Rock and Roll shakes off its industrial image with gorgeous parks, a passionate sports scene, revamped museums and destination dining: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/ohio/cleveland/two-day-getaway-to-cleveland/ #cleveland #ohio #midwest

Two-Day Getaway to Cleveland

Hugging the Lake Erie shore in the state’s northeast corner, the city of Rock and Roll shakes off its industrial image with gorgeous parks, a passionate sports scene, revamped museums and destination dining

2006 Beanie Wells vs Michigan

2006 Beanie Wells vs Michigan

If you like both camping and history, then Ohio is the right place for you. Not many people know this, but there are over five hundred documented Underground Railroad sites in the state of Ohio. While you can go to the Underground Railroad Museum in Cincinnati (and stay at a Cincinnati hotel, which might be expensive), you can also go to many small towns in Ohio such as Ripley and Marietta and stay in campgrounds, either private or run by the state park system.

There are over five hundred documented Underground Railroad sites in the state of Ohio.Visit small towns such as Marietta and Ripley, along the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers. Visit the Underground Railroad Museum in Cincinnati.

Jeff Uhlenhake of the Ohio State Buckeyes circa 1988 in Colombus, Ohio.

Jeff Uhlenhake of the Ohio State Buckeyes circa 1988 in Colombus, Ohio.

Quilt Blocks of the States - Ohio Star - Quilting

A 12 inch pieced quilt block pattern from our Quilt Blocks of the States series. - Quilt Blocks of the States - Ohio Star - Quilting at BellaOnline

Go Bucks!! Urban Meyer: “I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to return to Ohio State. This University and the State of Ohio have enormous meaning to me. My duty is to ensure that Ohio State’s football program reflects and enhances the academic mission of the institution. I am part of it, I believe in it, and I will live it.”

Today is the beginning of spring football. For most Buckeyes, it marks the beginning of an intense several weeks of auditions. Urban Meyer has made it known that spring football will be a time of e…

The State of Ohio Customizable Vintage Style Wall by CrestField, $27.00

The State of Ohio Customizable Vintage Style Wall Plaque / Sign Decorative Custom Color

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