Ohio State mascot gets tackled hard

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There's a reason college mascots roam the sidelines and the stands and don't actually get in on any real game action. And at Ohio State's student appreciation day, we were reminded of that reason. Brutus the mascot was in to run a play at quarterback, and while he did a nice job of escaping pressure in the pocket, he probably wasn't ready to meet linebacker David Perkins in the open field. In what was a clean yet powerful hit, Brutus was laid out hard on the play and even fumbled the ball in the process. So while the students in attendance probably appreciated the play, Brutus had to be feeling that one in the morning!

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