Sunday, September 18, 2011

I'm with the Band: Ohio State

Band: The Ohio State University Marching Band
University: The Ohio State University
Founded: 1878
Current Director: Jon R. Woods
Fight Songs: "Across the Field" and "Buckeye Battle Cry"

The Ohio State University Marching Band is an all-brass and percussion ensemble, the largest such band in the world. "Across the Field" is the older of the two fight songs, composed in 1915 by William A. Dougherty, Jr. "Buckeye Battle Cry," however, is the one played after touchdowns. It was composed by Frank Crumit in 1919.

All This and Football, Too!

My Picks for the Week: 13/20 (tied for 1st place out of 3 players)
My Picks for the Season: 41/60 (3rd place out of 3)

I picked five upsets this week: Auburn, Temple, Vanderbilt, Miami (OH) and Ohio State. Only Vanderbilt won.

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