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Ohio State 2013 Season Opener

Ohio State opened the 2013 season with a win over Buffalo. Some of the scarlet and great sites captured here. Images Courtesy: Dave Maetzold.

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    All eyes on head coach Urban Meyer during pregame.
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    Buckeye tight end Jeff Heuerman.
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    Starting Buckeye tailback Jordan Hall.
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    Braxton Miller warming up in pregame with two of his understudies looking on.
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    The Ohio State receiving group.
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    Andrew Norwell (78) pounds down the tunnel.
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    Two freshman, J.T. Barrett and Dontre Wilson head down the tunnel
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    Player's emotions are sky high just prior to game time.
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    Long snapper George Makridis (56) and Jordan Hall come down the tunnel.
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    Receiver Brandon Ojikutu (88), Christian Bryant (2) and Braxton Miller (5) head toward the field.
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    Buckeye's head coach Urban Meyer hoping to keep his personal winning streak intact against Buffalo.
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    The newest Buckeye football tradition; Quick Cals.
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    Quick Cals is an interactive activity. Strength and conditioning guru Mickey Marotti works to get the student section on its collective feet.
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    Jordan Hall (7) and Braxton Miller(5) in Quick Cals.
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    Cory Brown getting into it.
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    Something caught their eye on the video board.
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    Legend has it, the OSU drum major must toss the baton over the goal post and catch it. Fail and the team may not win the game.
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    Success!
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    And relief!!
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    Former Buckeye receiver DeVier Posey on hand for this one.
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    A salute from TBDBITL following Script Ohio.
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    Band Director John Waters getting the "O" of approval.
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    Two of OSUs 8 game-day captains: Jack Mewhort (74) and Andrew Norwell (78)
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    Here comes the 2013 season!
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    Check out the facial expression of the fired-up cheerleader.
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    Chris Fields has something he needs to do.
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    Chris Fields and assistant coach Kerry Coombs share a little pre-game excitement.
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    A wide-eyed freshman: Middletown's Jalin Marshall (17).
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    Ryan Shazier.
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    Eastmoor Academy's Ron Tanner (20) and Jordan Hall (7).
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    At halftime, the Buckeyes entered the field through a tunnel of all OSU varsity athletes.
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    Brutus? You been workin' out?
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    A well protected Braxton Miller with a pass attempt against Buffalo.
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    Braxton Millerrushed for 77 yards on 17 carries against Buffalo.
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    Receiver Evan Spencer.
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    Freshman running back Dontre Wilson had 3 carries for 11 yards.
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    Braxton Miller was 15 for 22 passing for 178 yards and 2 touchdowns.
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    A near miss for the Buckeyes here and freshman Ezekiel Elliott battles with Buffalo's Carlos Lammons.
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    Drew Basil's 39 yards field goal was the Buckeyes final score of the day.
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    TBDBITL always has something interesting going on.
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    Days like Saturday is why Santa likes to stay at the North Pole. Too hot for him to hang around to the end.
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    Brutus feels right at home between Evan Spencer (6) and Ron Tanner (20)
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    Another job well done for the Buckeyes. A 40-20 win over Buffalo.
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    Linebacker Curtis Grant heads for the locker room after a 4 solo tackle day.
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    Braxton Miller signs some autographs for some very lucky Buckeye fans.