Buckeye fans sure take their football and their pets seriously. Some Ohio State supporters trekked to the state of Michigan to buy a new puppy, but to ensure that the pet would have zero allegiance to the Wolverines, the group made sure to make a pivotal stop at Michigan Stadium.

There, they would take an ‘O-H-I-O’ picture in front of the Big House, with the puppy posing as the ‘I’:

Well done, Buckeye fans. This dog sure earned its Ohio State stripes.

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Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.