Tom Brady bets one of his Super Bowl rings with CJ Stroud over the Ohio State-Michigan game
The annual Ohio State-Michigan conference game produces some of the most intense and exciting excitement in all of college football, so take note of Buckeyes and Wolverines alumni who have come to the NFL since. That includes both a seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback and one of the leading candidates for Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2023, both of whom are heavily involved in the outcome of this year’s draft of “The Game”.
On his part Let’s go! podcast, Michigan product Tom Brady made a tongue-in-cheek bet with NFL Houston Texans rookie quarterback and Ohio State product CJ Stroud – if Ohio State beats Michigan, one of Brady’s seven Super Bowl rings can be at Stroud when he was incomparable. career with the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But if Michigan beats Ohio State, Stroud will have to make good on a Faustian bargain.
“If Ohio State wins … you get one of my Super Bowl rings. And if Michigan beats Ohio State, you’ll need all your youth, your hustle, your time in the 40 (yard ) and give me your entire future. years in the NFL,” Brady said. “What about that?”
“That’s a bet,” replied Stroud.
Even though it didn’t seem like the bet was too bad, Brady pretended that maybe he should be a little worried about putting one of his rings on the line. And there’s a reason for that, as Ohio State and Michigan are on a collision course for perhaps the hottest edition of their rivalry game yet.
After a nearly decade-long losing streak to Ohio State and being completely dominated by the Buckeyes for much of the past two decades, Michigan has won its last two games against Ohio State in 2021 and 2022. Teams in level 2 and No. 3 in the nation individually, but Michigan is also in the NCAA’s crosshairs amid a sign-stealing scandal that led to the suspension of head coach Jim Harbaugh.