Ohio State fans honored Dwayne Haskins with an outstanding shrine inside Ohio Stadium
On Tuesday night, fans of the Ohio State Buckeyes built a memorial to Dwayne Haskins at Ohio Stadium.
Former Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins died tragically this past Saturday, shocking the football world. The 24-year-old was slain in South Florida after being struck by a dump truck.
Fans of the Ohio State Buckeyes built a huge shrine outside the team’s stadium in Columbus, Ohio, where Haskins set records as a quarterback.
Ohio State fans honor Dwayne Haskins with a memorial at Ohio Stadium
Throughout the week, tributes have poured in from Ohio Stadium. At Haskins’ memorial at the stadium on Saturday, a student played “Carmen Ohio” on the violin.
Buckeyes head coach Ryan Day told the media this week that the team plans to recognize Haskins at the spring game this Saturday.
Haskins was a member of the Ohio State football team in 2017 before becoming the team’s starting quarterback in 2018. He threw for 4,831 yards and 50 touchdowns, both career highs for a Buckeye quarterback in a single season. Not only that, but twice that year he tossed six touchdown passes in a game.
Haskins declared for the 2019 NFL Draft after a spectacular season in which he won the Big 10 championship and the Rose Bowl. He was selected by the Washington Commanders as the 15th overall choice. In 2021, Haskins signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Haskins was practicing with Steelers quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers in South Florida.