OHIO STATE  FOOTBALL GAME PICTURES

BELOW ARE PICTURES FROM THE OHIO STATE 31 CINCINNATI 17 FOOTBALL GAME AT OHIO STADIUM ON SEPTEMBER 25, 1999

Nelson Slagle, Jim Slagle, Ruthie Poole, Lori Dunaway, Steven Dunaway and Phil Hensley Ruthie Poole, Phil Hensley, Lori Dunaway and Jim Slagle at Tail-gate party prior to Ohio State - Cincinnati game
Nelson Slagle, Ruthie Poole, Shawn Dunaway, Phil Hensley, Lori Dunaway, Don Hensley, Thelma Hensley & Jim Slagle Phil Hensley, Jim Slagle and Nelson Slagle on Woody Hayes Drive in front of Ohio Stadium prior to game
Jim & Nelson Slagle on 50 yard line! Ohio Stadium Press Box
Ohio Stadium Scoreboard Judy Bachtel, Steven Dunaway, Ruthie Poole, Jim Slagle, Lori Dunaway and Phil Hensley after game


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE OHIO STATE 27 ARIZONA 17 GAME ON 9-9-2000 AT TUSCON, ARIZONA
Jim and Jerry Slagle at Buckeye, Arizona sign about 20 miles west of Phoenix Jerry and Jim Slagle at Ghost Ranch Lodge desert garden in Tuscon, Arizona
Nelson and Jim Slagle in front of Ghost Ranch Lodge and Roadtrek we drove the 500 miles to Tuscon Nelson and Jim in front of McDonalds on University of Arizona campus
Jerry, Nelson and Jim in front of Arizona Football Stadium in Tuscon, Arizona Jim and Jerry in seats and  view of south end of stadium 90 minutes prior to kickoff at 6 PM
Scoreboard OSU cheerleaders practicing the Pyramid
Nelson with OSU cheerleaders OSU cheerleaders
Nate Clements 20, Ricky Bryant 9 and Jonathan Wells 28 leaving OSU tunnel Archie Griffin and Nelson.  Note Nelson is wearing Archie's number 45
Nelson, Mary Tiffany and Mark Tiffany.  Mary works at Boeing on the 5th floor of B/80 West stands and Pressbox.  Stadium holds 58,000 and was sold out.  Estimated 25% of fans were OSU
Sammy Maldonado 5, Drew Carter 82, Tim Cheatwood 49, Vanness Provitt 83, Darnell Sanders 89 and Andre Griffin 41 entering field Coach John Cooper enters field
Nelson, Jim and Jerry in row 74 on the 5 yard line Looking west about 7:20 PM.  Temperature was about 85 and humid at game time
Arizona band assumes United States formation emphasing the state of Arizona Arizona enters the field
First play at about 7:30 PM Scoreboard showing 27-17 final score at 10:50 PM finish.  OSU outscored Arizona 17-0 in 2nd half
Jerry, Brutus Buckeye and Jim Steve Bellisari being interviewed after game at 11:10 PM or 2:10 AM in Columbus
Steve Bellisari close up as he talks to friends


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE OHIO STATE  17 MINNESOTA 29 GAME ON OCTOBER 14, 2000 AT COLUMBUS
Phil Hensley, Jeff Stanford, Lori Dunaway, Steve Dunaway, Diane Barbee, Shawn Dunaway and Kate Barnes at tailgate party Nelson Slagle, Shawn Dunaway and Phil Hensley
Front of Ohio Stadium Nelson Slagle and Shawn Dunaway in our 45 (Katzenmoyer) jerseys
Phil Hensley, Lori Dunaway, Ruthie Poole with Ohio State birthday cake for Lori's birthday Jake Borror, last General Manager of the Rockwell plant in Columbus, at his tailgate spot close to front of Ohio Stadium
Restroom scene in South end of Ohio Stadium.  A lot of beer being flushed down the drain!  Kickoff of Ohio State-Minnesota game from my seat.  Looking North.
Scoreboard from me seat after the game.  Minnesota 27 Ohio State 16, Brutus and Nelson Slagle after game in North end zone
Schottenstein Basketball Arena from across the Olentangy River.  Tree on right in full fall colors. An Ohio State decorated tailgate bus at the tailgate party
Jeff Stanford, Diane Barbee, Ruthie Poole, Shawn Dunaway's hand, Phil Hensley, Lori Dunaway, Steve Dunaway and Kate Barnes 


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE OHIO STATE 28 MICHIGAN STATE 16 GAME ON NOV 4, 2000 AT COLUMBUS
Diane Barbee, Lori Dunaway, Ruthie Poole, Toby Buckler, Shannon Dunaway, Steve Dunaway, Phil Hensley and Rick Higgins  Phil Hensley, Nelson Slagle and Rick Higgins
Tailgating by Roadtrek on Lane Ave.  Shannon Dunaway, Diane Barbee, Lori Dunaway, Debbie Stanford and Jeff Stanford Jeff Stanford, Debbie Stanford, Lori Dunaway, Diane Barbee, Shannon Dunaway, Toby Buckler, Steve Dunaway in various OSU hats
Phil Hensley and Dave Dye An Ohio Stadium cake spotted at tailgate party
Nelson Slagle and Dave Dye watch 2nd half of game at the Fawcett center alumni house on Olentangy River Road Ohio Stadium field looking south after Ohio State 28  - Michigan State 16 game.  OSU marching band is on field. 
Pressbox at Ohio Stadium Front of Ohio Stadium
Nelson Slagle and Shannon Dunaway in Ohio State hats and buckeye necklaces.  Ruthie Poole and Debbie Stanford in background Diane Barbee, Nelson Slagle, Lori Dunaway, Debbie Stanford, Ruthie Poole, Phil Hensley and Steve Dunaway
Kneeling: Nelson Slagle and Phil Hensley.  Standing: Toby Buckler, Shannon Dunaway, Lori Dunaway, Ruthie Poole, Diane Barbee and Steve Dunaway at parking lot near Buckeye Hall of Fame where we meet to go tailgating.


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE OHIO STATE  26 MICHIGAN 38 GAME ON NOV 18, 2000 AT COLUMBUS, OHIO
Nelson Slagle, Phil Hensley, Ruthie Poole and Jim Slagle at tailgate party at 8:30 in the morning with the temperature around 28 Jim Slagle (waving - Jim is Nelson's brother) in ticket line at Schottensteins arena.  We were about 200th in line for 100 tickets left over from Michigan allotment.  Last to get tickets got in line at 4:30 AM
Jim Slagle and Nelson Slagle with Eddie George display in Hall of Fame section of Schottenstein Arena.  See plaques in next picture. A few of the Ohio State Hall of Famers plaques including John Havelicek, Les Horvath, Vic Janowicz, Jerry Lucas, Jack Nicklaus and Jesse Owens
Jim Slagle in football stance on rugby practice field at Woody Hayes Athletic Facility Jim Slagle, Ruthie Poole, Pat Linder and Phil Hensley outside Roadtrek at tailgate party
Nelson Slagle and Phil Hensley at tailgate party.  Nelson has t-shirt, long sleeve t-shirt, swet shirt, two jackets, 'Katz' jersey, along with swets, jeans, briefs, hiking boots, 2 pair of socks and warm fuzzy hat!  Californian attire for cold weather!  Thanks Heidi!! Nelson Slagle & Jim Slagle at Woody Hayes Drive with Ohio Stadium in background
Nelson and Jim with 2 girls that sold us student tickets.  We bought 3 tickets and sold 1 with a net price of $65 for two tickets ($82 value).  Girls asked for tickets back after game for their scrapbooks!  Note covered sign (red tarp) -  that is Cassady jersey retired at halftime. Ohio State players enter Ohio Stadium.  Temperature around 33 for entire game.  Attendance 99,600.
Kickoff to start game.  Nate Clements returns 78 yards to set up opening TD.  Note new pernament stands at South end of stadium. Nelson Slagle in briefs.  Nelson's son Jim said he would be willing to pay $100 for a ticket to sit in his briefs at a cold Ohio Stadium for Michigan game.  Nelson paid $32.50 to perform feat (but fortunately with some other clothes on).
Jim and Nelson Slagle sitting at half time.  We stood the entire game as do all the students in the North end zone for all games .  But at this game, 85% of all the fans in the stadium stood for all of the game action. Hopalong Cassady jersey unveiled.  Retired at half time ceremony.  Also note Archie Griffin and Vic Janowicz jerseys previously retired. Eddie George will be 4th jersey to be retired.   Taken from our seats.
New score board after game showing 38-26 final.  Another Michigan victory!  Largest scoreboard at a college football stadium. Nelson Slagle, Ruthie Poole and Phil Hensley after the game in Nelson's Roadtrek.  We tailgated in the vehicle rather than outside.
Nelson Slagle thumbs down on Michigan banner


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE UCLA 13 OHIO  STATE 6 GAME ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2001AT THE ROSE BOWL
Nelson Slagle with 'Bellasari for Heisman' sign in front or Rose Bowl Nelson Slagle with UCLA cheerleaders
Nelson Slagle and John Slagle and Brutus poster Nelson Slagle and OSU fans with jersey numbers 8, 5 and 2
Nelson Slagle with Bruin mascot Nelson Slagle with two female OSU fans
John Slagle, Jerry Slagle, John Garcia, Jim Slagle and Scott Van Camp 30 minutes prior to start of game  John Slagle, Jerry Slagle, Nelson Slagle, John Garcia, Jim Slagle and Scott Van Camp 30 minutes prior to start of game
Jerry, Nelson and Jim Slagle Many with United We Stand Signs just prior to start of game 11 days after terrorst attacks
Press Box at start of game Kick off - Jerry Slagle with raised arm
American Flag at Half Time ceremony John Slagle puts 'Bellisari for Heisman' sign to good use beside his car at our free parking spot on Lincoln Avenue.   Bellisari finished the game 5-23 for 45 yards and 2 interceptions.  He was 1 for his last 17 for 9 yards.  Sign was retired!


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE OHIO STATE 38 NORTHWESTERN 20 GAME ON OCTOBER 6, 2001 AT OHIO ST
Jim Slagle, Terry Valentine, Steve Dunaway, Ruthie Poole, Patti Linder, Lori Dunaway, Diane Barbee and Phil Hensley at Phil's tailgate party Sitting: Nelson Slagle and Phil Hensley.  Standing: Jim Slagle, Terry Valentine, Steve Dunaway, Ruthie Poole, Patti Linder, Lori Dunaway and Diane Barbee
Nelson Slagle, Phil Hensley and Jim Slagle with St. Johns Arena in the background Jim & Nelson Slagle on Woody Hayes Drive with Ohio Stadium in the background
OSU Stadium showing new addition Front of Ohio Stadium with Block O and two other stain windows
Nelson & Jim Slagle in front of OSU stadium.  Note stadium rules which is posted about every 30 feet around the stadium Ohio stadium from 23rd floor of Morril Tower
West side of Ohio Stadium from 23rd floor of Morril Tower South end of Ohio Stadium from ground level
Nelson Slagle with 'Bellisare for Heisman' sign in front of Phil Hensley tailgate tent Phil Hensley tailgate spread.  Jim Slagle on left and Steve Dunaway on right
Jim Slagle at tailgate bus with painted words on side that read 'Coach Tressel says 49 days till Michigan!" Nelson Slagle, Phil Hensley, Ruthie Poole, Lori Dunaway and Steve Dunaway
Scoreboard from Nelson & Jim Slagle seats in Ohio Stadium Ohio State breaking huddle for pregame practice.  Note pressbox on top of stadium
Band before game OSU enters field just prior to start of game 
Kickoff to start game.  Final Score 38-20 Ohio State. Band does Script Ohio at halftime.  The 'i' is being dotted
Ohio State players leading fans in Carmen Ohio after game Les Horvath was 4th football player to be inducted into Ohio State Hall of Fame at halftime.  Four  signs are 22 Horvath, 40 Cassady, 45 Griffin and 31 Janowicz.  Eddie George will be inducted on 11-10-01
Nelson Slagle and Brutus in front of French Fieldhouse


THE FOLLOWING PICTURES ARE FROM THE 2001 OHIO STATE GAMES AT THE NATIONAL SPORTS GRILL, SANTA ANA, CA
Jerry, Nelson and  Jim Slagle at the Wisconsin 20 Ohio State 17 game Gary Schwind, Jim Slagle, John Slagle, Jerry Slagle and Melissa Ungaro watch Illinois 34 Ohio State 21 game.
Gary Schwind, Jim Slagle, and John Slagle at Illinois Game Nelson, John, Jim and Jerry Slagle at Illinois game - Jerseys are 8 Bellisari, 45 Katzmoyer and 2 Doss.
John, Nelson and Jim Slagle watch Ohio State 26 Michigan 20
game at the National on 11-22-01
Plaque of avid fan, Tim Rubenstein who died in Feb 2001 of cancer at the age of 40.  Tim was a regular at the National for Ohio State games
MC Terry Lynch holding the helmet Tim brought to games.  Emmett Keith-Jones  brought Tim to games.  Emmett spread Tim's ashes over various part of the Ohio State campus Emmett Keith-Jones holds up picture of  Tim Rubenstein
Mike Ryan reads poem dedicated to Tim.   Terry Lynch to right.  Jim and John Slagle in background Terry Lynch with Tim's autographed football
Terry and Laurel Lynch. Fans cheering Ohio State 26 Michigan 20 game on 11-22-01
Jim Slagle, Westminster High School 1987-9 and Doug France, Ohio State 1971-75 at the National Sports Grill on 1-1-02 John Slagle, Dave Burwell, Al Sevic and Jim Slagle on 1-1-02 at the National Sports Grill for South Carolina 31 Ohio State 28 game
Gale, John, Patrick and Nelson watch OSU defeat Michigan in final regular season game to become part of 4 way tie for first on 3-2-02 5-8-02 Jim, Jerry and Nelson Slagle tailgating out in front of house prior to watching tape of OSU Spring Game!!