What's with NFL football players saying "the" before their university name?
…during the starting lineup introductions.
I remember hearing it for the first time a few seasons ago with players who attended the Ohio State University. Now it seems like more and more players are saying ”the” before their school name (e.g., ”the” LSU, ”the” Auburn Tigers) with an emphasis on the word “the”.
How did this get started? Is there more than one Ohio State University?
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