Ohio State’s Newest Gimmick: Pretend Coaching

Between following athletes on Twitter, fantasy “adult baseball” camps, and the incredibly played-out replica jersey, it seems that fans want to be part of the game and the culture. We’re not entirely sure why, other than chalking it up to the old standard insecurity, but whatever. We’re happy to watch on TV and know that we are not them.

Ohio State coaches
(Yeah, these guys are having a blast.)

But at Ohio State, they’re betting there’s someone out there for whom sitting in the stands at the spring game is woefully inadequate. So if you’ve got gobs of disposable income and an irrational need to be right next to all the second-string Buckeye football players, you too can bid on the Ultimate Spring Game Experience* and be named - seriously - the “Honorary Visiting Team Coach”: Read more…