Ohio Stadium's upgrades will debut this Saturday night against Virginia Tech. Increased seating and permanent lights are some of the cooler features, but a certain graph from a 10TV article set off an internet fury earlier today:
Here's the new policy in full. pic.twitter.com/dX9Ac69aVW— Suz (@OhhSuzannah) September 2, 2014
Texting BRUTUS to 69050 is nothing new, but the part about snitching on fans for standing — as opposed to drunken obnoxiousness or abusive language — was something new entirely.
Naturally, this didn't sit well with some very important people:
whelp, I guess someone will be texting complaints about me and I'll get thrown out of game-I bet @The_SHOE_OSU doesn't mind if we stand.— Shelley meyer (@spinnershells) September 3, 2014
Ohio State, however, wants you to know: standing is still permitted.
1/3 Clarification per Mike Penner, Sr. Assoc. AD : "Fans will be able to stand and cheer-on the Buckeyes as they always have." More ...— Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) September 3, 2014
2/3 Penner continued: Individuals can text if they are experiencing issues with fan(s) around them. Nothing new. More— Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) September 3, 2014
So there you have it, folks. CHEER ON THE BUCKEYES AS YOU ALWAYS HAVE.