Leave it to a marching band to prove a classic college rivalry is still alive, if not stronger than ever.
The music-makers of Ohio State and the University of Michigan are throwing some daggers… formations, if you will.
The whole thing started back on Aug. 31 when the Wolverines opened their season against the Central Michigan Chippewas.
During the halftime show, members of the U-M marching band aligned to form the script “OHNO” during their performance — a hit on Ohio State’s trademark “OHIO” formation. Their performance also spoofed their rival’s mascot Brutus Buckeye as a bad guy in a James Bond parody.
Well, members from Ohio State’s marching band fired back during their halftime show on Sept. 7.
As the band is taking the field, the announcer asks the crowd if they’re ready to play America’s favorite game: “Are you smarter than a Wolverine?” Then, out of the cheering crowd emerges a “Wolverine fan” and an “Ohio State fan” for an impromptu game of “The Price is Right.” The host pulls out a t-shirt (he calls it a jersey) and asks how much each fan would pay for it, before finally saying the actual retail price “is worthless.”
Ball’s in your court now, Wolverines. .
Watch Michigan’s diss here:
Watch Ohio State’s attempt at trashing Wolverine fans here: