This past Labor Day weekend, my family and I had the opportunity to see my only cousin play D-1 football in person with 105,000 other fans at Ohio State Stadium in Columbus. My cousin, Brad Bednar, is a four year starter on the Miami of Ohio Redhawks offensive line. He was even profiled in a Northern Ohio News-Herald article last week.
Before the game, the famed Ohio State Marching Band took to the field for their famous Script Ohio:
Once the game started the Redhawks dominated the first quarter, racking up a 160-40 yard advantage over the heavily favored and nationally ranked Buckeyes. However, despite moving into the Ohio State redzone twice, Miami only came away with a field goal due to two key drops. Still, silencing the large home opener crowd by taking a lead was pretty sweet:
I do not need to go into the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarters, but seeing the star after the game was worth the wait: