May 21, 2022

The headline was consideration-grabbing.

Down right here in Alabama, these sorts of a combination of phrases doesn’t compute on this faculty or college soccer-outrageous part of the state. You’d suppose the exact same would preserve appropriate in what they merely name Huge 10 place.

Why within the title of Nick Saban’s straw hat would Ohio – property of the Ohio State Buckeyes – indication into legislation a bill to generate a license plate to determine a college that took the Buckeyes driving the woodshed (52-24) in January of 2021 for the School Soccer Playoff nationwide championship?

What’s subsequent? Maize and blue license tags?

Because it seems, in accordance with, it has extra to do with partner and youngsters than the Crimson Tide.

The Ohio specialty license plate is simply one of many elements concerned in 9 payments signed into regulation Thursday by Gov. Mike DeWine.

The notion for the plate arrived from Republican level out Rep. Adam Fowl, who suggested earlier 12 months that he wished to honor his father Ron Hen, who performed for the 1964 Crimson Tide soccer workforce.

In accordance to the report, the license plates would value an extra $40, $30 of which might go to fund scholarships for Ohio faculty college students attending college in Tuscaloosa.

Correctly, as Woody Hayes when reported, “You’ll be able to infrequently genuinely fork out again once more. You’ll be able to solely shell out ahead.”

Mark Heim is a sports activities actions reporter for The Alabama Media Staff. Observe him on Twitter @Mark_Heim.

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