COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Thousands of fans gathered Friday to honor No. 3 Ohio State for its perfect season.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said the accomplishment deserves special recognition, and then unveiled a sign that read ``12-0 Row'' to be put at an undetermined street in the city.
Former Ohio State quarterback and 2006 Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith also presented the team with the Big Ten Leaders Division trophy.
The Buckeyes went 12-0 in coach Urban Meyer's first season in Columbus, but were unable to play in a bowl due to NCAA violations under former coach Jim Tressel. It was the sixth unbeaten and untied season in the 123 years of the program.
Ohio State President Gordon Gee told the crowd of about 7,000: ``This team faced the greatest challenge ever imagined.''

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Handicapping 2017 Win Totals on Wed, May 2017 by Blade
2017 NFL Draft Grades on Sun, Apr 2017 by Blade
Betting the 2017 NFL Draft on Tue, Apr 2017 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Tue, Apr 2017 by Blade
2017 Heisman Odds on Wed, Mar 2017 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Alabama still favored to win CFB Title Oddsmakers still favor Alabama to win the 2017 College Football National Championship, but which other teams are in the mix?

NCAAF Team Pages