Uncategorized

Francis Schmidt, Originator of Gold Pants Tradition, Inducted Into Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame

The Ohio State University has announced the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Class, which is headlined by former head football coach Francis Schmidt (1934-1940), who started the famous “Gold Pants” tradition honoring the football team for a win over the rival Michigan Wolverines. During his first season, Schmidt was asked about the rivalry with the …