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PK  Columbus  Chris, congratulations on your hall of fame induction. No. 36 will live on as the best linebacker number in all of college football. Up next, Canton!   
PT  Minneapolis  WAY TO GO SPIELMAN!!!! O-H…   
Daniel  Columbus  Chris, congratulations…you are an inspiration on and off the field.   
Ann Norman  Medina  Congratulations, Chris! You deserve it!   
Glenn  Wixom, MI  Congrats Chris! You were my favorite Buckeye, and then my favorite Lions. Now a terrific color man on tv. Congrats to you and your family!   
Carolyn Anderson  Mechanicsburg, OH  Way to go!!!   
Shelly  Westerville  Congratulations, Chris!   
MEB  Columbus  Congrats, Spiels! It’s great to have guys like you repping the O-H!   
Rich Arnold  Toledo  Way to go No. 36! Go Bucks!   
Mike  Powell  Way to go Chris! Proud you are a Buckeye!   
J Cosson  Washington DC  Congratulations, Chris! no one deserves it more!   
Karen  Clayton, NC  Congratulations, Chris!   
Dave  Los Angeles  Chris, to me you are the perfect representation of a Buckeye. Its not skill or size that makes you great – its heart, determination, passion and attitude. These qualities are what make you one of the greatest Buckeyes in history!   
Karen  Clayton, NC  Congratulations, Chris!   
Bonnie Cantrell  Plain City  A great player and even greater husband and father…every guy should see you as a role model!!! Congrats Chris and Stephanie!! God Blesses those who follow him!   
KC  Columbus  Congrats! You deserve it!   
B. McDonald  Muncie, IN  Chris, we are so proud of you on your induction into the Hall of Fame. Go Bucks!   
Dave Deam  Sidney, OH  Congrats Chris! You are one of my all time favorites! O-H!   
Hunter  Canton  Congrats Chris!   
ricky cameron collins  PORTSMOUTH OHIO  CONGRATS PIMPIN   
Akshat  Columbus  Congrats Chris!! ..I-O!   
Brian Yaro  Naperville  Congrats Chris!!!   
Amy  Groveport  Congrats Chris!! Buckeye for life!!!   
Joanne dittman fankhauser  Toledo  Way to go chris! An honor well deserved!!!!!   
Brian Noble  Columbus  Congratulations. You are one the best football players and people ever!   
Ray G  San Antonio, TX  OUTSTANDING Chris!!!! O-H   
Joanne dittman fankhauser  Toledo  Way to go chris! An honor well deserved!!!!!   
Chucck Johnson  Littleton, CO (formerly Columbus)  Congrats!! Overdue, yet well deserved.   
Samantha T  martins ferry ohio  Congratultions Mr. Spielman!   
Christine Birhanzl  Columbus (Bexley)  Congratulations…..GO BUCKS! No. 36   
Betsy Scott  Akron, OH  Congratulations to a well-deserving player. As a graduate of Massillon Christian School in the late 80’s I remember following you through high school, college and then the pros. You are a shining example to kids everywhere on and off the field.   
Anthony  Canfield  Congratulations Chris on being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. You continue to make Ohio State fans proud.   
Glen  Painesville  Congratulations Chris. Good job!!!   
Walt Riehemann  Upton, Wyoming  Congrats Chris. You were a senior there my first year of law school at OSU. Long overdue recognition.   
Katy  UA, OH  Congrats, Chris! You have earned it!   
Cheryl  Blacklick  Congrats Spiels… well deserved honor!   
Dave  Dayton  Congrats Chris! Thanks for always setting the bar high. I am proud to have attended THE Ohio State University with such a class act.   
Rick  Evansville IN  Congrats man!!! you are a true inspiration. You, your lovely wife and both kids are a great example of what family should be.   
Kara Heatwole  Newark  Congrats Chris. The last time you saw me I was a wee little kid. You went to school with my mother Kelly. You’ve come such a long way.   
Tony W.  Dallas, Tx by way of Cleveland, Ohio  Congrats Chris, It is GREATLY deserved   
Chris  Millersport  Congrats, Well deserved   
Gennifer  North Canton  Congratulation’s!!!!!! Both Myself & Hubby are HUGE Fan’s!!! Our 2 Boy’s also!!!!!!!!! YOU ROCK!!!!!!! Can’t wait until CANTON! Just a matter of time……….   
Breeona Lanning  Nelsonville  IS this the icing on the cake 4 ur gr8 career?   
Brad  Hanoverton  Congratulations Chris. You deserve it. To one of the greatest Buckeyes to ever play in the Shoe.   
Pete Haines  Springfield, OH  Congrats, Chris. You have shown greatness and character both on and off the field. Go Bucks.   
Shelley  Wilmington Oh  Congrats Mr. Spielman. Well deserved!!!   
Marcia Storm  Cincinnati  Congratulations to Chris Spielman!!   
Dan  West Jefferson  Congrats Chris, you deserve it   
MF  Elyria,OH  Congratulations Chris!   
Brian  West Liberty, OH  Congrats Spiels! Your induction is long overdue, but at least they got it right eventually. Enjoy this special day with the ones you love.

Greg  Parma, OH  Much deserved! Just wish we could of seen u play in a Browns uniform.   
Jackson  Springfield, OH  Hate to say it, but IT’S ABOUT FREAKIN TIME!!! Congrats!   
Cathy C  Bryan  Way to go Chris – You deserve the recognition!!   
Tony Brusk  Ephrata, PA  Congrat’s Chris, You must be feeling a great sense of accomplishment! You deserve every bit of it to!   
Ben  Enon  Congrats Chris! Long over due.   
chad  attica,oh  Chris, you are what it means to be a buckeye!!   
Paul Schoessler  Westerville  Congratulations, Chris Spielman! Your induction into the CFHOF is well deserved! Thank you for being a man of faith, integrity, and class, both on and off the field.  >ACTIVE QUESTION< 
Dale Perry  Columbus  Congratulations to one of the best to every wear the scarlet and gray. You continue to make us as proud in your post-football career as you did in your football career.   

Jack Snavely  Castle Rock, CO  Congratulations, Chris. Whether a Tiger, Buckeye or Lion, you’ve always been fun to watch!   
Rick Teter  Port Washington, OH  CONGRATS! Brother   
Denise  Urbana, OH  Congratulations! No one deserves it more or played with more intensity than you.   
Mike  Nashville  Congrats Chris. you & Barry Saunders were the only bright spots the Lions saw in the Last 20 Years.   
Bret DeGarmo  Ashtabula  Congrats Chris !! I am a HUGE Buckeye fan and a HUGE BILLS fan !!! You are the best and you will be in the NFL Hall of Fame.   
Joe Bradley  Converse,TX  Hey Chris.Congrats on your induction.You were the hardest working and best linebacker ive ever seen come out of OSU.This is long overdue.A true class act and one of the finest ambassadors to ever represent the Buckeyes.Best of luck yo you   
Brian  Grove City  Congrats! Mr. Spielman, well deserved, you represent The Buckeye Nation with the utmost dignity. Go Bucks!   
Diane  Columbus, OH  Chris, This is long overdue and you really deserve it. Congrats man! I loved watching you play at OSU and with the Lions. You were the reason I rooted for them. Way to go man!   
Joe S  Cleveland, oh  Congrats Chris. You are an inspiration to all not just as a football player but as a husband , father, and all around good guy you deserve the honor. GO BUCKS OH-IO   
David  Mansfield  Congratulations to the epitome of a football player and man. Your are always an inspiration.   
Trevor Ward  Los Angeles  Congrats Chris! Way to represent the Buckeyes! Go Bucks!   
Leanna  Eden Prairie, MN  Besides a former student, you have always been my favorite player because of your attitude on and off the field. I was at the game with my dad the first day you played and we could not believe you were a freshman! Well deserved.   
John  Dublin,  Chris, Congratulations on your induction into the college HOF! Well deserved on the field and just as well off the field! Congrats!   
Dave Wilson  Ocala,Florida  Congratulations! I remember you were the first freshman who captained the defense! Awesome! And if I’m not mistaken, you were on the Wheaties box as a freshman too!! GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!! I love hearing you broadcast too!   
Becky  Frisco, TX  Congrats to you Chris! You have been such a good role model for student athletes! Best to you and your family!   
scott hill  erie,pa  you are a class act a true representation of The Ohio State. Congrats.   
Eileen  Massillon  Congrats, Chris. It couldn’t happen to a better person.   
Tam  Van Wert, OH  Congratulations Chris!! Thank you for being a great role model for other up and coming young Buckeyes!! God Bless you and your family….. And GO BUCKEYES!!   
Dan  Canton  Awesome job Chris. Congrats to you and yours.   
Andy  Columbus, OH  Congratulations on a well deserved induction!   
Dannie  Franklin Furnace, Ohio  Congratulations, Chris your my all time favorite LB best of luck in everthing you do. God bless you and your family.   
Pam Mayor  Dayton, Ohio  Congrats, Chris. This honor could not happen to a nicer man, devoted husband, great fundraiser, and great Buckeye!! The College of Social Work Alumni Society says congrats too!!   
Derek Young  South Charleston  Great Job Chris!   
Becky  Pickerington  That’s freakin’ AWESOME! Was there ever any doubt? ;c) You should also be in the Devoted Husband HOF and the Good Guy HOF too! Proud of you Chris!   
James Yoakem  Medina, OH  Chris – You are the role model all athletes – all men – should be. Leaving your football career to take care of your family says volumes about you and your parents! Congratulations on your well deserved induction! GO BUCKEYES!!   
chip  waverly  The greatest play you made, was when you tackled your off field issues. Your playing got you in, your life got you the “game ball” Thanks Chris   
Matt  Austin,TX  All around great guy!   
Ken  Columbus  Congratulations… Well deserved! Go get ’em Chris! 🙂   
Mark  Tiffin, OH  What a wonderful honor for a fantastic player, person, and role model. The passion you displayed on and off the field was amazing to watch. Thanks for the memories,   
Joni B.  El Paso, IL  Chris – My family and I have been on both Buckeye Cruises for Cancer. We support and admire you and are thrilled to see you receive this honor. And, as always, GO BUCKS! BEAT CANCER!   
collin  macungie pa  congratulations chris you deserve the best! I want to be a buckeye when I get older my parents were.GO BUCKEYES   
Scott  New Philadelphia, OH  Congratulations! Give God the Glory!   
Lauring  Cranford, nj  Congrats! GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!   
Dave  Columbus  Deserved.   
Sonia  Greentown  Chris, you have set the standard high for all who follow after you as Buckeyes! Congratulations on your induction! God Bless You!   
Rick  Wooster  Chris, Congrats, It is a Well deserve Honor . You have are a “Hall of Famer” off the field as well.   
Tim Green  Middletown, OH  Congratulations, Chris!   
Dee  Bryan,OH  Chris, I watched you play as a Buckeye! You will be a great addition to the Hall of Fame. Congratuations!   

Turk  Greenville SC  Thanks for yelling at Coach Bruce on the sidelines to let you play it probably the best thing he ever did also thanks for picture last year at the OHIO game   
Michael Smith  Baltimore  To one of the greatest to ever put on the OSU uniform – much deserved!   
Jodie  Wooster  Awesome! Players like you make us proud to be a Buckeyes Fan! Hope you and your family are well.   
Erica Neal  Marion  Chris congrats on getting into the hall of fame !! Go Bucks   
Joseph Chaney  Dayton  Congrats to one of my all time Favorite Buckeyes! Your # 36 Jersey hangs in my Buckeye room at Home. You are the True meaning of the word: OHIO STATE BUCKEYE !   
Greg  Columbia, MO  Awesome. Congratulations! Best Damn Linebacker in College Football Ever   
MaryAnn  Marshall  Congratulations Chris! You are very deserving of this honor.   
Lannette  Chillicothe  The Buckeye Nation is proud of number 36. Thank you for the excitement you brought to Buckeye fans then and now   
John Spears  Suffolk, VA  Congratulations, way to go! You rock!   
Brad Sweazy  Columbus Ohio  GO BUCKS! – Chris you are the best at the position you played…There is no queston you would get this award and you make all the BUCKEYE fans proud…..thanks for keeping the true meaning of the sport alive….GOD BLESS!   
DTrain  Scranton, PA  Chris, Congrats….You are in one word, “CLASS”. For your achievements..a buckeye sticker and a pink ribbon.   
Stuart Sharpnack  Circleville, Ohio  Ohio State Buckeyes Fan sending Chris Spielman congrats on his induction into the college football hall of fame!   
anthony  nelsonville  congrands on the hof. your a great buckeye, anyone who leaves the league to be with his wife deserves all that come his way like the hall. again congrands.   
Jim  Boulder, CO  Congratulations, Chris! It is an honor well deserved and earned.   
Brian  Miamisburg  Mr. Spielman: Congratulations and Thank You. You are an outstanding example of a Buckeye. A good student, great athlete, leader, and an outstanding family man. WAY TO GO,36!!   
David  Chicago  Chris you more than deserve this honor. Not only a great player, but a really true student of the game.   
Shelli Johnson  Columbus, Ohio  Congratulations, Chris! Not only are you a great Buckeye, you are a great role model and community leader. Certainly a well deserved honor!   
Chris  Marion  Congrats Chris. You were awesome to watch play   
John  Parma(Cleveland)  I remember meeting up with you around campus many times, and you always were(are) a class act. You represent a true Buckeye, one that bleeds scarlet even when times are grey. Doesn’t know the definition of defeat, just that opens up alternative solutions to get things done! O H…   
Matt  Massillon, OH  Congrats!   
Tom  cincinnati  Great Job!!!       
Mark Drobney  Massillon  Way to go Spiels! WHS Class of 1984!   
Mark O’Connor  Tiffin  Chris, Congratulations You should be very proud of this award because you deserve it.   
Scott R.  Champion,OH!  Congratulations, Chris! It’s about time they reconized a GREAT player. God bless you & your family. Hope all is well with Stephanie.   
Chris Mace  South Bloomfield, OH  Congrats! I think what you do off the field is also very worth of a Hall Of Fame vote. I look at what you have done and strive to be as great of a father to my disabled son. Way to go and thanks for the inspiration.   
Andy  Zanesville  Chris, You represent all that is great about family, Ohio State football and college football. You are absolutely a class act!! Congratulations and best wishes to your family.

Kim & Greg Bauer  Portsmouth, OH  Congrats for being a great football player and a great man. Thank you for your hard work raising awareness & funds for the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. God Bless you and the family.   
Gina Spradling  Ravenswood WV  Congrats Chris. Why did it take so long. You and Stephanie are an inspiration to all of us. God bless you all. 🙂   
Janet Powers  Caldwell, OH  Congratulations Chris. It is an honor that you deserve! Best of luck and love to you and your family. Our family prays for Stephanie, you and the kids everyday! Congrats again!!   
Pam  Princeton, NJ  I was blessed go have met you on The Buckeye Cruise for Cancer. If there is a HOF for Great Husband and Father, you belong in that one as well. Congrats on this well deserved honor   
Pam Rodefer  Westerville  Congrats #36! You make all of us proud to be Buckeyes! Enjoy this honor…you earned it!   
Bradley K. Jones  Winchester, OH  Way to go Chris! This is a much deserved honor. Thanks for being such a great advocate for The Ohio State University.   
Michael  Westerville, Ohio  You are a prime example of the “Pave it Forward” principal. Thanks you for the memories on the field, your support of breast cancer research, and your insight to college football! Congratulations!   
Chris  Cincinnati  Congratulations, Chris. I am proud to be a buckeye and everyone knows that you are a great player and you and your wife are helping to find a cure for cancer. your wife   
Phil Ziegler  Toledo  LEGEND and ALL-TIME GREAT!!!!! Congrats!   
Anthony Deangelo  Columbus  Congrats on the HOF selection. You are and always have been an integral part and elite example for The Ohiso State University, colleg Football, the NFL and the Central Ohio community. God Bless Spiels!   
Anthony DeAngelo  Columbus  Congrats. You have proven to be an elite college, NFL, and central ohio member. God Bless Spiels.   
Brenda  McConnelsville, OH  Congratulations Chris! You so deserve this honor   
Robert  Fairlawn  Great to see you get the recognition you deserve. I visited the HOF and could not believe that you had not already been inducted. Go Bucks!   
tommy  columbus  tradition,honor,pride the shoe & you all go hand in hand. one of my greatest memories was the “87” iowa game!!! congratulations, go buck`s   
Pam  Newark, Ohio  I’m so proud of you Chris.. don’t think anyone deserves it more.. blessings to you and your family as we always enjoyed watching you play   
Janice Palmer  Massillon  Congratulations Chris, you have shown young children, and adults, how to be hard working, and loyal to your family, i know god will bless you many times over!   
chad  new carlisle  congrats chris your the man couldnt happen to a better guy and the greatest linebacker of all 

Janice Palmer  Massillon  Congratulations Chris, you have shown young children, and adults, how to be hard working, and loyal to your family, i know god will bless you many times over!   
chad  new carlisle  congrats chris your the man couldnt happen to a better guy and the greatest linebacker of all   
Pat Sharp  Oklahoma City  Way to go Chris! We still remember our favorite Bukeyes wherever we go.   
Jim  Chillicothe  Great recognition for a great BUCKEYE!   
Doug Wetzel  Owensboro, KY  Congratulations, Chris In my opinion, you are the ultimate Buckeye warrior, and this honor is long overdue.   
JeffMeeker  Thornton,Co  Great hear about Chris Spileman! Congratuations! He is Best U-Linebacker in the History Bucks. Best Damn in college Footbal! Go Bucks! Best wish for Chris Spileman Family.Go Bucks!   
Bill Radel  Gardner Kansas  Congratulations Chris, your on and off the field heroics make us all proud. You are the epitome of what every Buckeye should be.   
Bob Schuller  Niles, Ohio  Congratulations. You played the game the way it should be played.   
John  Youngstown  It’s about time 36! Congratulations   
Jim & Liz Shelton  Dublin, OH  Congratulations, Chris! You deserve this honor and so much more. You’re an inspiration to all Buckyers and everyone at Trinity UMC.   
Lisa Morris  Chillicothe  Congrats Chris. Well deserved. You were a great football player foot and an even better person and husband. We are proud of you and you EXEMPLIFY what it means to be a BUCKEYE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   
Denise Powers  Toledo, Ohio  Congratulations Chris, not only were you a great football player but you are a great person.I wish more players would follow your example.   
John Kamp  San Diego  Way to go Chris from a die hard Buckeye fan! You have been my inspiration on and off the field for a long time.   
Doug Fleming  West Monroe, LA  Always enjoyed watching you play and listening to you. Congratulations.   
Bob  Richardson, TX  Born a Buckeye, living in Texas. Chris, you are a shining example of everything a Buckeye could ever want to be. Congratulations for bring a smile to Woody and the boys   
Judy Westlake McLaughlin  Green Valley, AZ  Congratulations on being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame!!! Can’t think of another player that deserves the honor. You were an AWESOME Buckeye. Very proud for you.   
Donald  Columbus, Ohio  Chris, you’re the best linebacker in Ohio State history for on-field ability and leadership. Congratulations on your well deserved induction to the college hall of fame. You make all your fans very proud of you.   
Linda Kline  Powell, Ohio  Congratulations, Chris!! Thanks for all the fun & hospitality you and your family provided on the Buckeye Cruises for Cancer. That’s even more to be proud of!!   
Michael  Bexley  Congrats to a great Buckeye. Its about time that your contributions, both on and off the field were recognized.   
Deb  Sidney  Congrats Chris……..Go Bucks!   
Dave  Westlake, OH  No question hard work and inspired play led to your success on the field, but do you think your moustache played any role in your dominance as a Buckeye linebacker…perhaps even striking fear and respect in your opponents?   
DK  Coldwater  To a real Class Act! Congratulations!!   
Jan  Peachtree City GA  Proud of your accomplishments on and off the field. Go Bucks!   
Ron Erwin  Gallipolis, OH  Congratulations , and Well deserved you are a true living legend to many.   
Big R.Z.  Elk River, MN.  Congragulations to a great football player and an even better man!   
The Webmaster  Ohio  Chris…congratulations from on this well deserved and long overdue honor! You are not only an an all time Buckeye and college football great but a great human being as well.   
Nelson Baker  Defiance  Chris..Congrats on the Hall Of Fame(WAY OVERDUE) you are my alltime favorite,and Hero..Hope Steph is well.   
Rita & Suzanne Matz  Lebanon, OH  The shot put mother and daughter sending you congratulations on your achieving the Hall of Fame and having become the fine person that you are.   
Dave  Wheeling, WV  Chris, thanks for adding to the OSU legacy of passion, team, and caring. Your election to the Hall of Fame is well deserved. Thank yo so much for your outstanding contributions. Very Respectively, A Navy & a Buckeye Fan   
Dave  Wheeling, WV  Chris, thanks for adding to the OSU legacy of passion, team, and caring. Your election to the Hall of Fame is well deserved. Very Respectively,- A Navy & a Buckeye Fan
Brandon Pedraza at 2:43pm April 30
first high school player on a wheaties box! couldnt imagine

Glenn Victor at 2:43pm April 30
Best Buckeye linebacker ever!

Christopher Burk at 2:43pm April 30
Spielman was a warrior…

Marie Fleser at 2:44pm April 30

Mike Kuhn at 2:44pm April 30
It’s about time for Spielman!
Jennifer Scott at 2:44pm April 30
He was awesome
Michael Ames at 2:45pm April 30
If we could only get more players with his passion. Well deserved
Candice Jones Earl at 2:45pm April 30
No doubt!

Mike Lampa at 2:46pm April 30
About time … Spielman is an OSU legend.
James Leitwein at 2:46pm April 30

Larry Howard at 2:46pm April 30
Keep up the good work Chris Spielman!

Jodi Spade Roessler at 2:46pm April 30
Makes the signed hat I have all the nicer! O-H Chris!
Misti N Denny at 2:47pm April 30
About time is RIGHT!

Noel Bruce Poulton at 2:47pm April 30
A BIG Congrats to Chris! you deserve it!

Tina Lindway Cobbs at 2:47pm April 30
Congrats Chris !!!!!

Anthony Stevens at 2:48pm April 30
i listen to him everyday

Caitlyn Kogge at 2:48pm April 30
HECK YES!! Congrats.

Dave Gilmore at 2:48pm April 30
He’s my favorite Buckeye of all time. He really embodies what it means to play with passion. His size and natural ability were decent. But it was his attitude, passion, heart and ferociousness that really put him on a whole other level and made him one of the greatest players of all time.

Chris Hayman at 2:48pm April 30
Congrats Chris!

Phil Spaugy at 2:50pm April 30
One great Buckeye !!!

Sean Cowley at 2:54pm April 30
Spielman is DA MAN!!! Wish his time with Browns would have gone better – he would have set the franchise off on the right path.

Nick Gecsy at 2:54pm April 30
One hell of a Buckeye

Edward Mitchell at 2:54pm April 30
That is awesome. He is one of my favorites!

Kevin C. Brown II at 2:55pm April 30
I love it Spielman deserves it

Bev Carlton Pancoast at 2:57pm April 30
Chris is SO deserving of this honor!
Mary Ann Abke at 2:57pm April 30
He is a class act!!

Douglas E DeWitt at 3:01pm April 30
hell yes he should be in there it is about time

MC Zibrik at 3:01pm April 30
It’s about time!

John Thase at 3:02pm April 30
Long overdue!! GO BUCKS!!!

Cj Koller at 3:05pm April 30

Mike Colucci at 3:06pm April 30

Tom Noonen at 3:06pm April 30
Chris could certainly use some good news…Congratulations on a well deserved honor…

Tobin Michael Howard at 3:27pm April 30
Congrats Chris!

Michael Goyette at 3:32pm April 30
He IS all Buckeye!

Eric Hughes at 3:32pm April 30
Well deserved, congrats.

Alex Martin at 3:37pm April 30
Hopefully we can get him on staff at OSU! He was a BEAST!!

Daniel Brian Collier at 3:38pm April 30
A Great Football player and an even better person.

Adam Baughman at 3:43pm April 30
Lizzia Bullins at 3:46pm April 30
i used to have crush on chris.

Daniel Criss at 3:48pm April 30
Great to have someone born & bred from the city of CANTON to achieve this honor! 🙂

Melvin Stickle at 3:49pm April 30
one of best lb in stark county.

Jeffrey Jones at 3:50pm April 30
An awesome college linebacker who just about made every tackle his senior year against Michigan. Congrats to him, well deserved!!! GO BUCKS!

Vicki Henson Bouchillon at 3:51pm April 30

Gilia Rethman at 4:00pm April 30
Great news! He was an awesome player and is a wonderful human being

Jim Bost at 4:01pm April 30
Way over due! Not just college, but one of the best LB’s in NFL history; career shortened by injury, probably would have been heading to HOF!

Jason Vicens at 4:17pm April 30
Spielman is a stud!

Tyrell Woodard at 4:21pm April 30
Spielman is the man… so is Steve Tovar

Nick Sicilian at 4:26pm April 30
Got to love the stache

Seth Merrill at 4:27pm April 30
Obviously one of the best!

Bobby White at 4:29pm April 30
best lb @ Ohio State IN history

Scott Sulfridge at 4:45pm April 30
Toughest guy ever!

Maritha A Jones at 4:47pm April 30
That is great…I went to Ohio State when he was playing.

Joe Ordonez at 4:51pm April 30

Brett Evilsizor at 5:15pm April 30
Arguably one of the greatest college linebackers in history!

Roger Harter at 5:30pm April 30
JoPa just THINKS Penn State is “Linebacker U.” We KNOW it’s in Columbus, and Chris Spielman is the poster child for all linebackers. His picture should be in the dictionary beside the definition of a linebacker

Sean Wray at 5:34pm April 30
About time! Class act and a wonderful role model. Congrats to Chris

Gera Grabovich at 5:54pm April 30
Congratulations Chris Spielman

Zar Reyes at 6:08pm April 30
God I remember him playing for Massillon and he was playing RB also and wow he was good at that also

Maxine Alvarado at 6:15pm April 30
thats right!! : )

Susan Mski at 6:21pm April 30
Awesome news! I met him shortly after he was on the Wheaties box (I was in junior high at the time and HUGE crush on him in college) – what I remember most about meeting him back then was how humble he was. About time he make it!

William Reed at 6:28pm April 30
Chris Spielman is a class act, sure wish he could have stayed with the Browns a while longer, but he went to support his wife’s batle with cancer. Whadda Guy!
Joanne Dittman Fankhauser at 6:34pm April 30
Chris is awesome!!! Congrats on an honor well deserved!

Michael Hershey at 6:35pm April 30
It is about time!!!!!!! He was not only a fantastic competitor on the field, but is a true gentleman off.

Randall Webb at 6:37pm April 30
one of my favorite Buckeyes of all-time. congrats chris!

Greg HUbbert at 6:40pm April 30
well deserved to bad it took so dam long

Brenda Ratliff Tupper at 6:43pm April 30
Yeh! Way to go Chris!

Becky Nunnally at 6:50pm April 30
That’s freakin’ AWESOME! Was there ever any doubt? ;c) He should also be in the Devoted Husband HOF and the Good Guy HOF too!

Reed Michael Forman at 7:10pm April 30
wooo! go osu!

Michael Kleinknecht at 7:21pm April 30
Should never have even been a quesion!! Congrats Spiels!!

Rob Marsh at 7:34pm April 30
all i can say it is about time

Shawn E Straub at 8:02pm April 30
My all-time favorite Buckeye!

Michael Rabadam at 8:19pm April 30
Embodiment of Buckeye Football (‘stache and all)! Long time comin. Congrats!

Antonio Jose Pedrozo at 8:25pm April 30
Congrats Spiels
Jacquie Kafana Gorza at 8:30pm April 30
Way to go Spiels—-One of the Best!!!!!

Ken Wyant at 8:42pm April 30
Your the MAN!!! Congrats!!!!

Tara Szymanski-Black at 9:28pm April 30
Way overdue…rightfully deserved! O-H-I-O!

C.j. Frieg at 9:53pm April 30
Massillon Tigers baby!

Christian Gedeon at 9:54pm April 30
Congrats Spielman its about time

Nathan Gill at 9:57pm April 30
One the true buckeye greats!

Dave Bunn at 10:04pm April 30
Go going Chris — you are my favorite!

Jon Stefanik Sr at 11:06pm April 30
Good for you Chris !

Tim Ball at 11:53pm April 30
This is great!!!! To a good man.

Patrick Tracy at 12:47am May 1
A class act.

Michael Changet at 1:43am May 1
Long overdue! Congrats, Chris!

Cole Clemens at 6:54am May 1
Well deserved!

Tom LoGrasso at 2:50pm April 30
Congrats chris go bucks !!

Aaron Dean at 2:50pm April 30
gooooooo bucccksss!

Franklin J Tremblay at 2:51pm April 30
Congratulations Chris!

John Kamer at 2:51pm April 30

Jimmy M Reyes at 2:51pm April 30

Johnna Drozdowski at 2:51pm April 30
way to go you make the buckeye fans proud

Morgan Worch at 2:52pm April 30

Denise Thiel at 2:52pm April 30
Congratulations! You are my favorite Ohio State player ever. You’re the best.

Rob Burns at 2:52pm April 30
wwwwwwwooooooooooooooo hhhhhhoooooooooooooo

Katie McCracken at 2:52pm April 30

Heather Glasser at 2:52pm April 30
WTG Chris! Congrats!

Bob Delong at 2:53pm April 30

Congrats Mr Spielman!

Mike Kisman at 2:53pm April 30
Congrats Chris..

Matt Green at 2:53pm April 30
Congrats Chris

Lori Thompson Zanzinger at 2:54pm April 30
congrats,Mr. Spielman! !

Dave Provenzano at 2:54pm April 30
We’re proud of you Chris, congratulations!

Al Ruch at 2:54pm April 30
Congrats Chris!!!!!!!!

Jenny Uppenkamp Pleiman at 2:54pm April 30
Congratulations Chris!!!

Denise Dittfeld at 2:54pm April 30
I used to watch him play high school football for the Massillon Tigers!! He was amazing!!

David Kise at 2:55pm April 30
Lets put his # on the Stadium!!!!

Jeffrey B. Kriebel at 2:55pm April 30
Congrats Chris…

Thomas Skidmore at 2:55pm April 30
Well deserved. Chris is the man.

Joanne Dittman Fankhauser at 2:55pm April 30
Congratulations Chris!!! Awesome!!

Colleen Greer at 2:56pm April 30
Luv it… Congrats!!

Douglas E DeWitt at 2:58pm April 30
hell yea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bonnie Mitchell-Cantrell at 2:59pm April 30
A great player and even greater husband and father…every guy should see you as a role model!!! Congrats Chris and Stephanie!! God Blesses those who follow him!

Dan Hills at 2:59pm April 30

Dennis Train at 2:59pm April 30
What a deserving honor for #36!!!

Roger Bishop at 3:00pm April 30

Katrina Stallworth at 3:01pm April 30
Congrats Chris….

Ryan Vanwy at 3:01pm April 30
Good stuff, that’s what I like to hear…
Teresa Van Dyne Bobst at 3:02pm April 30

Jeff Hammond at 3:04pm April 30
Way to go Chris!!!

Tom Osborne at 3:06pm April 30
my favorite buckeye linebacker of all time, still love to hear him call a game, you gotta bring your feet, baby.

Kaeri King at 3:07pm April 30
Congrats Chris!!

Alan Singlar at 3:09pm April 30
AWSOM……Congrats one of the GREAT ONES!!!!

Ryan Bear Barrett at 3:10pm April 30
Congrats chris u have made The Ohio State University proud
Erick Smith at 3:17pm April 30
ill only congratulate him if he grows that sweet ‘stache back

Matt Swain at 3:20pm April 30
The CONSUMATE Buckeye….Actually made Detroit interesting once upon a time….

Caleb Minico at 3:20pm April 30
Buckeye nation is sending you an

Debby Smith at 3:24pm April 30
It’s about time!

Jack Hildebrand at 3:30pm April 30
Congrats, Chris

Christine Birhanzl at 3:30pm April 30
Proud to be a BUCKEYE! No. 36 Congrats

Denise Booth at 3:31pm April 30
Congratulations, you are a model of what The Ohio State University stands for!

Michael Frankforther at 3:33pm April 30
Congrats! Go Bucks Michigan sucks!

Rachel Durham Staats at 3:33pm April 30
Congrats to Chris!!

Kyle Darson at 3:34pm April 30
was there any doubt??

Jeremy Schellhouse at 3:36pm April 30
You continue to make BUCKEYE NATION proud. Congrats.

Lord Nick D’Avirro at 3:37pm April 30

Kyle Roach at 3:39pm April 30 via Facebook Mobile
You go Chris. Its about time!! Congrats!!!!!!!

Barbara Vasbinder at 3:48pm April 30
Congratulations Chris! Say a big “Hi” to Myra for us!

Scott Mackey at 3:52pm April 30
Way to go Chris!

Anita Smith Luich at 3:57pm April 30
Way to go Chris! We are so proud of you!

Ginger Dill at 3:59pm April 30
i love chris Spielman!!

Lynn Scheper Brading at 4:02pm April 30
Nice job Chris! Now the jersey you signed for me is worth more!! But I will never sell it. 

Joyce Davis at 4:07pm April 30
Yea! for Chris Spielman; what a football player; what a truly good person. 

Barbara Vasbinder at 4:11pm April 30
Congratulations Chris! We have watched you play for a long time! Send a big “Hi” to Myra for us! 

Cj Bieghler at 4:32pm April 30
congrads Chris!

Janet Kirchstein at 4:41pm April 30
Way cool!!!

Jack Snavely at 4:47pm April 30
Congratulations, Chris. Doing a great job when I see you on ESPN2 as well!

Colleen B Smith at 4:59pm April 30
WTB Chris

Tim Grove at 5:18pm April 30
Well deseved!!
Lora Chosy Ackerman at 5:24pm April 30
36 will always make me think Spielman!

Barbara Rudolph Wilch at 5:29pm April 30
Congrats. I am a true fan.

Mike Garland at 5:57pm April 30
congrats Chris

Robyn Jones Johnson at 6:02pm April 30
That is awesome! Congrats!!!

Sean Clark at 6:13pm April 30
I cannot think of any Buckeye more deserving than you. Congratulations Chris!

Marjie Dimatteo-Norton at 6:35pm April 30
Congrats, Chris!
Great Job!

Keith Armer at 6:54pm April 30
Congratulations !! I’ve been a big fan a very long time. You’re a class guy and in my opinion one of the greatest football players I have ever seen. Your work ethic, determination and desire to be the very best is what made you great. You deserve this honor.

Joshua Winkler at 6:54pm April 30
The best middle linebacker in bucks, lions, bills and browns history! Congrats!!!

Cindee Parker at 6:56pm April 30
AWESOME! I’ve liked his football since high school-when he played high school, he was that good.

Jack Dowler at 6:59pm April 30
Congrats Chris

Makenzie Rae at 7:02pm April 30
Congrats Chris (:

Carol Kuna at 7:24pm April 30
a greater husband and father never lived, i’m telling u. what a fantastic pick

Pamela Mayor at 7:29pm April 30
The honor could come to a nicer person and devoted husband. Way to go, Chris!!!!

James Yoakem at 7:34pm April 30
That’s awesome! Congratulations Chris!!

Becky Nunnally at 7:37pm April 30
That’s freakin’ AWESOME! Was there ever any doubt? ;c) He should also be in the Devoted Husband HOF and the Good Guy HOF too!

Janelle Oliger-Myers at 8:04pm April 30

David Schwartz at 8:11pm April 30
Congrats Chris

Amber Haller at 8:25pm April 30
Congrats Spielman you deserve it!!

Lynn Jones Moga at 8:51pm April 30
He EARNED that 100%……congrats Chris…..watched you when you were in Massillon(I lived there too) and as a Buckeye… were the BEST!

Todd Walter at 8:55pm April 30
Congrats Chris!! Buckeyes Rule!!! OH~IO

Fred Osborne at 8:56pm April 30
congrats Chris…long over due

Lori Wilkins Corbin at 9:07pm April 30
not only a great football player, but an awesome husband…supporting his wife with her cancer journey.

Sandy Hemmerly at 9:17pm April 30
Way to go Chris!

Joseph Chaney at 9:27pm April 30
Congrats to one of my all time favorite Buckeyes ! Thanks again Chris for the Photo of you & Me at the Wrestling Match. Your the Best , and say Hello to your Wife,and hope she is still doing Great…

Nathan Gill at 9:54pm April 30
One of OSU’s finest! A true Buckeye through and through! Thanks for the the great memories!

Chandra Sams at 9:59pm April 30
Congratulations on a higly deserved honor! We’re proud of you! Go Bucks!

Dave Bunn at 10:06pm April 30
Congrats Chris!!!!!

JoAnn Ferguson Kale at 10:18pm April 30
CLASS ACT all the way! Way to go Chris. Congratulations! You deserve this honor…

Robert Hahn at 10:24pm April 30
I watched Chris while in college. He could sniff out the football better than anyone. I have seen him step on his own players to make the play.
This is well deserved. Go Bucks!!

Louis Fomby at 11:42pm April 30
congras Chris! You diserve it!

Lynette M Long at 12:04am May 1
Congrats from the child of Massillon natives and fanz … still remember when you and my cousin Lisa were athletes of the year! Well done!!

Rick Harper at 5:11am May 1
Chris walks tall in life as well as the football field

Colin Gustina at 8:42am May 1
Congrats Chris on the induction

Janet Roessler at 9:27am May 1
Way to go Chris!

Pam Rodefer at 9:59am May 1
#36 Rocks! Go Buckeyes!!!