Lot # 65: 1998 Big Ten / Sugar Bowl Championship Player Issued Ring

Category: Jewelry

Starting Bid: $850.00

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Item was in Auction "National Champs Auction",
which ran from 8/15/2022 11:00 AM to
8/27/2022 8:00 PM

Many Ohio State fans will argue that the 1998 Ohio State football team was the greatest the school ever produced.  If not for a 4th quarter stumble against Michigan State, this team may have won the school's seventh national title.  They finished the season 11-1 including a dominant performance of eighth ranked Texas A&M in the 1999 Sugar Bowl.  The Buckeyes defeated five ranked opponents, four in the top 15, by an average margin of 16.5 points.  In a time when wins were rare over Michigan, the 1998 Buckeyes steamrolled the 11th ranked Wolverines, 31-16. It would be the third and final Big Ten Championship won under John Cooper.

The ring measures a size 10 and was issued to a reserve Quarterback to celebrate the 1998 Big Ten Championship and Sugar Bowl win. The recipient's name has been blurred digitally to protect his identity. 

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