Ohio State football longsnapper Liam McCullough

A Tradition Unlike Any Other: Ohio State Camp Check-In Photos

Monday evening on a steamy summer evening in Columbus, one of the most sacred rituals in all of Ohio State football took place. A few dozen reporters and photographers lined both sides of the entrance to a hotel near the OSU campus, and then took photos of Buckeye football players as they walked in. The players were there to check in to the hotel, where they will stay for the duration of fall camp.  The reporters and photographers were there to document this important moment in the Buckeye football calendar. This is, objectively speaking, more than a little weird…