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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | January 8, 2016

Fan names new puppy ‘Ezekiel Elliott’

Nothing says Christmas quite like receiving an adorable new puppy as a gift. And if you’re a passionate Ohio State football fan, why not give your new best friend a name that reps your beloved Buckeyes?

That’s exactly what one person did. An Ohio State fan named her puppy ‘Ezekiel Elliott’ after the star Buckeye running back. Check out the photos below:

Elliott seems to approve of the name, as he retweeted the photos.

UPDATE:

Ohio State fans are naming their kids after the Buckeyes' star tailback, too.

Meet Ezekiel Andrew Barron:

It's safe to say that Elliott has left quite the legacy in Columbus.

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