The NCAA’s wallet will be skinnier as a result of its silly punishment of Ohio State football.
When the NCAA slapped the Buckeyes with a one-year postseason suspension, it likely didn’t expect them to bounce back so quickly from a season in which they finished with a record of 6-7.
Well, they did—and this bowl season, the cash cow that is Ohio State is on the bench instead of making what could be millions more for the NCAA.
All over some freaking tattoos. Good call, Pharisees.
According to a study done by Nate Silver of the New York Times last year, the Buckeyes are the most popular team in college football.
Check out the chart.
Rank School Conference Fans
1 Ohio State Big Ten 3,167,263
2 Michigan Big Ten 2,921,066
3 Penn State Big Ten 2,642,275
4 Notre Dame Independent 2,261,738
5 Texas Big 12 2,250,310
6 Texas A&M Big 12 2,030,188
7 Auburn SEC 1,900,389
8 Alabama SEC 1,879,881
9 Florida SEC 1,811,922
10 Clemson ACC 1,761,162
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