Ohio State To Unveil Bronze Woody Hayes Statue

By Vico on February 12, 2013 at 8:15p

Zanesville artist Alan Cottrill said he hopes he captured the key traits of the famed Ohio State University Buckeyes coach.

“One word – intensity,” Cottrill said. “Woody’s intensity, his will to win, his single-mindedness of purpose.”

For Cottrill, the task of creating the statue proved simple.

“Those alive when he coached, I want them to smile and remember what he was like – the winning attitude, the intensity,” Cottrill said.

In a perfect world, the statue would be 100 feet tall. Also, it would breath fire.

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