Columbus, Ohio: Where Football Isn’t a Sport, It’s a Religion

Posted by Aaron Tom on November-14-2009 Add Comments

It's not easy living in Columbus and not being a Buckeyes fan, but I'm not.  I don't know why, but I never have been, despite having Buckeye football emblazoned in my psyche ever since the day I came into this world. 

I was born in Columbus, I've lived in or near the city all my life, but I have never been and will never be, a Buckeye.

I think part of the problem is the fact that I am also not a religious person, despite being raised as one, and the two go hand-in-hand rather uncomfortably:  Just as religion is passed through generations, forced upon impressionable youngsters far too early before they can decide the truth for themselves, so too is Buckeye football. 

And just as the religious gather together int...

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