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Photos: A Lot Of Ohio State Fans Are Naming Their Cute Puppies After Buckeye RB Ezekiel Elliott

A closeup of Ezekiel Elliot with his helmet off during an Ohio State football game.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Running back Ezekiel Elliott #15 of the Ohio State Buckeyes sits on the sideline during the first quarter of the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Buckeyes defeated the Fighting Irish 44-28. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The most famous Ezekiel currently living in Ohio is the Buckeyes' star running back, Ezekiel Elliott. There are plenty of other Ezekiels currently running around the Midwest, though, and not all of them are humans. 

Ezekiel, "Zeke" for short, has become a very popular dog name for Ohio State fans following the impressive performance of the Buckeye tailback during his program's national title run this past season. 

Many Buckeye faithful have been tweeting pictures of their newly-named canines at Elliott. 

">@EzekielElliott ZEKE getting bigger! All my Nikes bleed Scarlet & Gray! pic.twitter.com/ADI323KcUa — Josh Salapack (@OilOperator154)

@EzekielElliott ZEKE getting bigger! All my Nikes bleed Scarlet & Gray! pic.twitter.com/ADI323KcUa

— Josh Salapack (@OilOperator154) January 30, 2015

">January 30, 2015

">@EzekielElliott our new puppy Zeke! Pretty sure he'll love to hunt ducks! #BuckeyeNationpic.twitter.com/nDXv1MZqXQ — Q.J. McDowell (@joey_56) January 30, 2015

">@MichaelFess55: Had to name this little guy Zeke after

@EzekielElliott ZEKE getting bigger! All my Nikes bleed Scarlet & Gray! pic.twitter.com/ADI323KcUa

— Josh Salapack (@OilOperator154) January 30, 2015

">@EzekielElliott. #BuckeyeNationpic.twitter.com/a5CMtFO9gZ” — EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣ (@EzekielElliott)

@MichaelFess55: Had to name this little guy Zeke after @EzekielElliott. #BuckeyeNationpic.twitter.com/a5CMtFO9gZ”?

— Ezekiel Elliott (@EzekielElliott) January 28, 2015

">January 28, 2015

">@EzekielElliott my best friend got a new puppy and named it after you!! Meet Zeke the Shiba Inu! pic.twitter.com/HlT894SGpd — Stacy Marie (@StacySothard) January 25, 2015

">@EzekielElliott we named our puppy zeke after you! Now bring us that ship!!! #GoBuckspic.twitter.com/CnoF4dxlfN

— Nate Nealon (@NateNealon)

Hey @EzekielElliott we named our puppy zeke after you! Now bring us that ship!!! #GoBuckspic.twitter.com/CnoF4dxlfN

— Nate Nealon (@NateNealon) January 3, 2015

">January 3, 2015

">@EzekielElliott though. Absolutely killed it and you have the cutest puppy in the world named after you #Zekepic.twitter.com/dQhq9YMxw8

— Caitlin Curtis (@caitlincurtis12)

S/O to @EzekielElliott though. Absolutely killed it and you have the cutest puppy in the world named after you? #Zekepic.twitter.com/dQhq9YMxw8

— Cait (@caitlincurtis12) January 2, 2015

">January 2, 2015

Winning a national championship is nice, but nothing is greater than having a bunch of cute puppies named after you.