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Best Gifts for the Ohio State University OSU Buckeyes Fan

Updated on February 5, 2015
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The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are starting to change colors. You know what that means, right? It's football season!

We can watch our favorite team, the OSU Buckeyes, play at the fourth largest football stadiums in the United States, the historic Ohio Stadium at the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio. Whether we watch them at the Shoe, from the comfort of our own homes, or go to their away games, we can make sure everyone knows which team we are rooting for.

Here are some gifts you can buy your diehard Buckeye football or basketball fan, and to show your team spirit. These products make great gifts to celebrate a win or commiserate a loss. They are not limited to football or basketball season, of course, since a true diehard Buckeye fan will support the team throughout the year, so these make great gifts for birthdays, Christmas, and other holidays as well.

Many of these items have are functional as well as decorative, and your Buckeye will be proud to show his or her team spirit while using them.

NCAA Team Pillow Pets

These OSU Pillow Pets provide a great soft item to punch to relieve frustration when your team isn't doing well, and can provide great comfort if you feel like crying. They also provide great cushion comfort to cover the broken spring on the couch in the garage. It is soft and comfortable and has the team logo embroidered on the back. Place it on the floor for your children to watch television or take a nap, and take the whole couch for yourself.

Ohio State Buckeyes Gym Bag

The OSU Buckeye athlete needs a gym bag to stow valuable gear while performing his sport, and for going to the gym to build up those strong muscles. It is also great for stowing your snacks to a tailgate party.

OSU Clothing

Clothing is a useful and practical gift, and Buckeyes love to wear t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hats to show off the team spirit throughout the year. This Ohio State Buckeyes pullover Scarlet Auditorium Hoodie Sweatshirt has a soft fleece lining to keep you comfortable and sewn on felt leathering to keep you stylish.

Amazon offers sweatshirts and t-shirts for all ages from baby to adult, and for men and women.

Ohio State Buckeyes Fleece Throw

A fleece throw is a great way to keep warm while watching the game, whether you watch it at home or at the stadium, and can be used as a picnic blanket for tailgating. It is also convenient to keep in the car for emergencies. It is machine washable for easy cleaning.

NCAA Iphone 4G Faceplate

An Iphone faceplate is a great way to show style and protect your phone from scratches while showing your team spirit. Simply wipe it off if it gets dirty.

History of Ohio State - DVD

When someone recently moves into the Buckeye state, it is helpful to give them a DVD that shows the history of Ohio State football. They can find out about the top coaches, starting with Paul Brown in 1942, and including Woody Hayes and Jim Tressel. It also includes important players, interviews, and games, and highlights of memorable moments.

NCAA Ohio State Buckeyes Wastebasket

A plastic wastebasket would be great in an office or a dorm room to show team spirit for the OSU Buckeyes. It would also be handy when gathering some friends to watch a game. It is small, portable and attractive. Simply place it in a convenient location, and the gang can toss their trash during commercials and halftime. It is 13" tall and 10" wide.

Ohio State University Buckeyes OSU House Flag

The house flag is a great way to show your team spirit to the entire neighborhood. It is also a handy way to show your friends and family they have come to the right house when you are planning on showing the game at your house.

100 Things Buckeyes Should Know

This 256 page book lists 100 Things Buckeyes Should Know and Do Before they Die is a great gift for a new Buckeye fan to build up their knowledge of The Ohio State University and the Buckeyes football team. It tells you the background and history of many of the things you have seen or heard about the team. The list of things to do is pretty small, which is good, since most of us have a big to-do list anyway.

OSU Sports Memorabilia

Wear some bling or put it on your car to show your team spirit.

Any of the sports memorabilia on this page is a great gift for any time of the year, and can be great for birthdays, Father's Day, Mother's Day, anniversaries, back-to-school shopping, and just-because gifts at the start or end of each season.

You can show your passion and team spirit for your favorite sports, your favorite school, your favorite sports teams, and for your state all in one item or group of items.

OSU Buckeye fans want to make sure that the whole world knows about their favorite team. Some of them have painted their den in scarlet and gray. Others have posted a Buckeye flag outside their house, or even painted their own house in their favorite team's colors. They would appreciate getting more things that let them show their team spirit. The items shown in the article will help them do that.

© 2012 Shasta Matova

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      Shasta Matova 4 years ago from USA

      Thanks Dianna. I live in Buckeye country, so we cheer for them all the time. These presents would be great for every Buckeyes fan for Christmas, birthdays and other holidays.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I have lots of family up north who are buckeye fans. Yes, I am guilty of cheering them on at times. Great suggestions for gifts, especially with the holidays approaching.

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      Shasta Matova 6 years ago from USA

      Thanks Veronica. I'll have to keep that one in mind as well.

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      Veronica Roberts 6 years ago from Ohio, USA

      I'd say probably his OSU beanie (snow cap). He wears it year round. lol Who knew such a simple thing would be a great gift!? ;)

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      Shasta Matova 6 years ago from USA

      Thank you VeronicaFarkas for the comment and votes - I am glad you were able to find a gift for your Buckeye fan. What's his favorite Buckeye thing?

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      Veronica Roberts 6 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Woohoo! I'm super excited about this hub! What a great idea! The 100 Things... book is just what I've been looking for for the man whom has (it seems) everything Buckeyes already! I got him a Brutus Nutcracker for Christmas. It's still out on display, and probably won't go anywhere. lol

      Voted up, useful, & awesome!

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      Shasta Matova 6 years ago from USA

      Welcome from the Buckeye state. It is a great place to live. You're always free to come back and visit anytime. I think that some Ohio merchandise will help you with your homesickness.

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      Sabrae 6 years ago from Georgia

      Totally from Ohio here! LOL Living in the good old North Ga mountains right now! Miss ohio and this made me miss it even more! Def should go buy some stuff from amazon to bring ohio here to Ga with me!