Per ebay, the auction ended and the winning bid was $18,100. The score of The Game is engraved in the ring as well.
Pryor's 2008 ring sells for $18,100
Hence why we talk about remnants of a scandal at our arch rival OSU?
I would rather
obsess over those two, than give Notre Dame any acknowledgement.
So we can't have legitimate discussions about Michigan's opponents during the off season, unless it's "funny and make them look bad"? Are we in middle school?
Is it lunchtime yet??
Go be miserable elsewhere.
Some people need to stop obsessing over threads about msu and osu. You sound like a child.
Go be miserable somewhere else. You make Debbie downer look good.
all you ever do is chime in to complain
Wonder what B. Millers 12-0 ring sold for
I'm actually more disappointed in the fan that would pay $18k for such a stupid decoration than Pryor for selling it.
i wish that michigan had some sort of championship ring that was for sale to be embarassed about, but ebay didn't even exist the last time around...
I also think that they allow people to put things up for auction that existed even before they started.
Pryor was only there for the money, and it is obvious why he chose Columbus. I just wish Ohio would have gotten the punishment they truly deserved.
He was also there for the cars.
Money can be exchanged for goods and services.
Just to play devil's advocate...if Pryor was "getting paid" why would he be selling his rings?
Lots of people "get paid" but don't know how to manage their money.
you can never have enough money.
it was Fine Line Ink. Clearly this is a ring Pryor traded in for tats. The ironically funny thing is, he probably traded it in for a lot less than $18K.
and then the NCAA could have not have penalized them accurately.
They did get punished. They lost their coach and some things... And bowl ban... A black hole 12-0 season. They even won the Leaders division and were held out of the championship game!
Oh also they hired Urban Meyer.
So yah... Not so much.
reserved the rite (sic) to end the auction at any time. So you know it's authentic.
A true Ohio hero. Nice work TP.
An Ohio State fan has $18,000?
It wasn't a legitimate bid.
Looking at some of the pages linked to their story...
USA Today had screen captures of various stages of the bidding too, and one of the most glaring details was the $6.85 for expedited shipping, so if it was Rife, he was willing to merely put the ring in a small envelope and drop it in the box apparently.
Also, minus the OSU items, the seller history of finelineinkusa2010 is mainly comprised of cameras, small appliances and Bath And Body Works gift certificates. Obviously, Rife led a charmed life before and during this scandal.
...most of Rife's inventory couldn't be listed on e-bay.
He's getting a new tattoo
Let him sell it. He's going to need the money when he's out of a job next year.
I wonder if things would have turned out better for him had he heeded RR's call to Michigan, or if it would have turned out worse for Michigan. I can't imagine that Michigan's athletic department would have allowed him to get the Tressel treatment, but that easy to claim, because it is hypothetical, after all.
a great game to play, but rarely worth the oxygen to play it. UM could have gone on to win every game since that moment in time, or we could have been given the death penalty for violations. Or somewhere in between. Fruitless game.
I kind of enjoy alternative history, like Jeff Greenfiled's 43* or The Plot Against America. I'm not trying to be fruitful with everything I read. It's no worse than the zombie movies I seem to like.
Really tells you the value and pride they have being a buckeye doesn't it.
The person that bought this should be kicked squarely in the balls.
A Michigan fan should buy it melt it down into a golden pile of pooh.
So a B1G championship ring has the score of a single game on it? I understand The Game and typically the championship is/can be decided with that game.
1) It was not decided that year with that game
2) is this a common thing that Ohio (or other schools do)?
Am I missing something here?
Could Pryor have bought the ring back from the guy now that he is cashing checks in the NFL? Maybe he just "pawned" the ring and used it as collateral against the tattoos?
Damn. I knew he was a good kid all along. Tressel was right to stand up and protect those poor kids. /s