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Watch Former Buckeyes Head Coach Earl Bruce Dot The 'i' At Ohio State

Earl Bruce

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Nearly 30 years since he coached Ohio State, Earl Bruce was part of a special moment in Ohio Stadium on Saturday.

Earl Bruce, who coached the Buckeyes from 1979-1987, was given quite the honor on Saturday as he dotted the 'i' ahead of Ohio State's matchup against Rutgers.

It's one of the great moments in all of college football.

Bruce was a member of the Ohio State football team back in 1953 as a freshman, but injuries prevented him from continuing his career. Then head coach Woody Hayes offered him a spot on the coaching staff as a student until he graduated from Ohio State.

Interestingly enough, Bruce succeeded Hayes as head coach of Ohio State. He had a record of 81-26-1 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

The Buckeyes throttled Rutgers early Saturday afternoon, 58-0. Quarterback J.T. Barrett broke the school record for most passing touchdowns in a career with 58.