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Who was the first Brutus Buckeye?

A detailed timeline of the evolution of Brutus Buckeye. Brutus has had quite a few face lifts and re-designs since becoming the offical mascot of The Ohio State University in 1965. Students Ray Bourhis and Sally Huber originally pitched the buckeye idea and it has stuck with the school for 60 years and counting.

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Correspondingly, who has been Brutus Buckeye?

Emily Williams has two lasting memories from her years serving as Ohio State University mascot Brutus Buckeye -- one that happened on a football field and the other on a deathbed. “Being on the field when we won the 2002 national championship was exhilarating,” Williams said.

One may also ask, how old is Brutus the Buckeye? 50 years old

Similarly, it is asked, why is Brutus Buckeye named Brutus?

Ohio State homecoming football game on October 30, 1965. On November 21, 1965, The Columbus Dispatch reported that judges picked Brutus Buckeye to be the new mascot's name after a campus-wide "Name the Buckeye" contest. The winning name was the idea of then Ohio State student Kerry J. Reed, 21.

Who is Brutus the Buckeye 2019?

Grant Burks, of Sunbury, Ohio, sports a Brutus the Buckeye hat on top of his cap as he walks into Ohio Stadium during Spring Commencement on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

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