Auburn QB has interesting advice for Joe Burrow; Ohio State names 2017-18 Athletes of the Year
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Auburn QB takes shot at Ohio State and northern football fans
In a recent interview with AL.com, Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham was asked if he had advice for former Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow, who transferred to LSU last month. Stidham, like Burrow, transferred to a big-name SEC West program. He wound up at Auburn after starting his career at Baylor. In his answer about advice for Burrow, though, Stidham appeared to take a shot at Ohio State — and half of the country. “I don’t how it was up north, but people down south love their football,” Stidham said.
Yeah, it’s safe to say Burrow has been around a fan base that loves football before.
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Kyle Snyder, Kelsey Mitchell named Ohio State Athletes of the Year
Kyle Snyder and Kelsey Mitchell, two of the most decorated Ohio State athletes of the last decade, received another honor on Monday. Snyder and Mitchell were named the Buckeyes’ Athletes of the Year. Snyder, a heavyweight wrestler, won his third individual NCAA title in 2018 and picked up Ohio State’s Male Athlete of the Year honor for the third time in his illustrious career. Snyder is the first athlete in school history to win the award three times.
Mitchell, meanwhile, closed out an impressive college career on the basketball floor in the 2017-18 season. She finished with 3,402 career points, the second-most in NCAA history. Mitchell was a four-time All-American and was the No. 2 overall pick in the WNBA draft.
Both Snyder and Mitchell are now eligible for the Big Ten Athlete of the Year awards.
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