Police Use Pepper Spray On Fans After Ohio State National Championship Win

Police Use Pepper Spray On Fans After Ohio State National Championship Win

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Update: Students broke into The Shoe (Ohio State’s stadium), tore down goalposts, set fire to couches and dumpsters, and generally had a good rambunctious time. To quote a redditor on /r/OSU, “victory sorta tasted like black pepper for awhile.”

There was a lot to celebrate last night in Columbus, Ohio after the Ohio State Buckeyes won the first College Football Playoff National Championship with a 42-20 win over the Oregon Ducks at AT&T Stadium. However after the game ended, things got ugly in Columbus, Ohio and officers reportedly used pepper spray and a paintball gun on fans who were going over the line.

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The Columbus Dispatch reported last Monday night that there were no reports of injuries while a police spokesman said that 30-40 fires in trash cans and dumpsters had been reported. The fans obviously have every right to celebrate but there has to be a point where setting a fire or getting the party to a point where pepper spray is used is over the top.

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Many students even decided to celebrate on frozen Mirror Lake but it could have been a much worse celebrating where people got hurt. Ohio State fans have waited nearly a decade for another national championship and they definitely got their wish on Monday night and let out all that emotions in the streets of Columbus.

To see the kind of celebrating the Ohio State administration can get behind, check out the hot Ohio State University cheerleaders. Similarly, we’ve got the best gallery on Oregon Ducks cheerleaders.

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