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Buckeye Blackout Lifted After Scrimmage

Jim Tressel and the Ohio State football team's seniors came up with a new way of keeping the team focused during the hardest week of the season. All personal technology and links to the outside world were confiscated, leaving the Buckeyes to focus solely on football and team bonding. The results, the team said, were positive.

Stuck in a hotel for a week without cell phones, computers, televisions or any other technological link to the outside world, members of the Ohio State football team proved the old adage that boys will be boys. With no way to amuse themselves during a coach- and senior-imposed "Hell Week" during the middle of football camp, the Buckeyes at first resorted to some good old-fashioned horseplay... Recommended Stories