This doesn’t surprise me! I knew we had the best fans when I walked into an OSU decked out pub while visiting London, England. As a proud alumna and a true fan, I must say that USA Today got it right! See our stats below.
1. Ohio State (1,097,295 social mentions, 5,578 voting points)
The regular season ended on an insanely high note, with Urban Meyer’s wife Shelley shedding tears after finding out Ohio State had earned the last College Football Playoff spot. For the Buckeyes and their fans, though, it was at times a trying year.
Quarterbacks Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett both got hurt. OSU also endured the tragic death of football walk-on Kosta Karageorge, who defensive tackle Michael Bennett honored by wearing his number during the Big Ten title game. Still, their fans kept the faith, and now get to watch the Buckeyes play for a championship.
Highest ranking: No. 1 (four times)
Lowest ranking: No. 14
Poll trophies: Best Band (runner-up), Best Rivalry (runner-up), Best Tradition (runner-up)
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