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Black Jersey Reveal Surpasses 200,000 Views on YouTube

Sept. 27, 2011

ATHENS, Ohio -- The YouTube video entitled Ohio Football: Reaction to Black Jerseys has generated over 200,000 views in less than two weeks. Since the video was uploaded to the Bobcats Official YouTube page, 240 subscribers have been added to BobcatTV.

The 200,000-plus views for the video bring the total views for Ohio Athletics on Youtube.com channel to 360,000. The 200,000-plus views exceeded the combined video views for Ohio University (168,000 total views) prior to its release. Ohio Athletics also ranks first in total video views and subscribers among other Mid-American Conference institutions.

The 200,000-plus views for "Ohio Black Jersey Reveal Video" also surpasses total views for colleges outside the Mid-American Conference, including Mississippi State (122,000) and Texas Tech (58,000).

Before the game, the black jerseys were revealed to the Ohio Football team with a video introduction and the team's reaction to the new black jerseys was captured on video.