The Buckeyes' first football game was a victory, played on May 3, 1890, against Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Ohio State's first home game was played on November 1, 1890.
The Brutus mascot debuted in 1967 in as a huge very crude paper mache buckeye. Through the years, the costume has been revised and updated to the current look. Brutus appears at more than 500 sporting and non-sporting events every year!
See his bio here: www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/c-spirit/spec-rel/brutus-buckeye.html
This Football Brutus piece is crafted in Wooster, Ohio from 3/4" thick wood, printed details on the front and a description on the back. You can set this wooden keepsake on a shelf, desk, mantle, wainscoting or perch it on the trim above your window or door. Group it with other Ohio State Cat's Meows to show your loyalty to the 'greatest college team in the U.S.".