Photo: Patriotic Ohio State Fan in Full Buckeye Regalia Crashes Michigan's Open Practice

By D.J. Byrnes on March 4, 2016 at 4:58 pm

Michigan is holding an open spring practice down at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida on Friday night. Earlier this week, Arkansas' Bert Beliema, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio, and Tennessee's Butch Jones joked about crashing the party.

Due to the recruiting dead period, the NCAA nixed the potential troll safari. (Harbaugh then threw a dagger through the heart of Butch Jones for good measure.)

Unfortunately for Michigan, there are no rules preventing rival fans from showing up. And so at least one heroic Ohio State fan—no doubt reminding everyone around him of a certain 42-13 drubbing in November—will observe the Wolverines' open practice tonight:

Here's a better look at this brave man:


"The rivalry never quits," said Paul, a snowbird Buckeye fan crashing Michigan's open practice at IMG Academy.

A photo posted by SB Nation College Football (@sbnationcollegefootball) on


He wasn't the only Buckeye to get in on the action either:

It may be unfair to consider this as the first Michigan loss of 2016, but that's not stopping me from recognizing it as such.

The Wolverines, however, drew quite the crowd:

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