in town for free camps
He needs to balance that out with an enormous Block M on his other arm.
On the heart. Like surgically inked onto his beating organ
Like the M in Columbus!
Are you a fan of Monster Energy Drink?
And a big ass Wolverine climbing up the buildings and shit.
that would just add to the ridicule...
Clearly means something different in Columbus
get ink to represent cbus, he could have at least gotten a Blue Jackets one......
Says the bitter season ticket holder.........wait til next year........*sigh*
Just get cbus written out. No need for the Clippers (is he even a fan) or the skyline. Keep it simple.
At least it has blue in it, I guess.
I don't think anyone is really critiquing the artistry skills of the guy who did that. I just think it's not worth putting something like that all over your arm.
I like how you express your opinion ("It's amazing art") and then criticize others for expressing theirs.
I love Trey, but I suspect he'll regret getting that down the road - and it's going to hurt like hell to get it removed, it's so huge.
Why would you suspect that he will regret it? Do you know Trey? Do you have insider knowledge about his future thoughts? I'm guessing that he won't ever know how much it hurts to get a tat removed.
I like how you criticize someone for expressing an opinion and then tell us that someone will regret something that YOU don't like.
not to toot my own horn, but I think I could most certainly draw that on a piece of paper. It's not some overly artistic tattoo.
Well, at least it's better than the one on his chest...
Lest a discussion of athlete's questionable tattoos go by without this:
EDIT: Poor syntax made it sound like I meant "questionable athletes" rather than "questionable tattoos." No question, McCarron is the ballerest of ballers.
Oh.... my.... god... At first I thought AJ dropped an ashtray on his chest, and then when I put my glasses on, I was sad for him to realize he hadn't.
Oh my god, I had forgotten about Bray's! That manages to be substantially worse than even McCarron's. Quick rundown of terribleness:
1. The fact that he has his own name tattooed on his back.
2. The Word Art style font.
3. The totally unnecessary and stupid looking stars behind the letters.
4. The random orientation of each letter making it look like a little girl's notebook doodle.
Jesus H. Christ, no wonder NFL teams were questioning Bray's maturity. He's a walking fifth grader's love note to himself.
Trey is an even bigger Ray LaMontagne fan than I am!
a block M on his neck AND forehead, right? RIGHT?!?!?
It's just a bad tat. Has nothing to do with the subject matter, the workmanship is terrible. Way too much shading it looks like a reject tattoo from that show Ink master
Not to mention the complete inconsistency in line thickness. It looks like there was an earthquake during the entire session.
All the letters in Columbus are ambiguous as far as upper or lower casing save for the L and the B. Sadly, in the tat, the L is lower cased and the B is upper cased which really grinds the OCD-ness in me while simultaneously making it appear as "COIUMBUS".
Also, in light of his obvious love for his hometown of Columbus, I think it's a great testament to the coaching staff and the University (and timing) that we were able to get him here. I personally love the fact that some of our greatest players ever have come from Ohio
My initials are TAT. So is it acceptable to get a TAT tat?
TIT. Is it OK to get a TIT tat?
Sorry - just being a total boob.
One of UM's greatest sons and Ohio's #1 regret...
He is a really big fan of Christopher Columbus? I hear he is looking to get Amerigo Vespucci on the other arm.
Yeah the "l" in Columbus is f'd up.
I love tattoos. This one is bad. Not because it is Columbus themed, it's very poorly done.
The line work is uneven as shit. Look at the outline of the big "C" the thickness of the line varies drastically. All the lines are shaky and at points don't match upwell in the lettering. The lettering looks like it was free-handed, there is no consistency. Maybe that's what he was going for, but it just doesn't look good.
I hate tattoos. Hate them. Why would anyone want to defile their body makes no semse to me.
He didn't get it for anyone but himself. One man's defiling is another's decorating.
I have not yet begun to defile myself.
I suspect I'll pass through this mortal coil ink free. It would be a bad professional choice, and I honestly can't think of anything I'd want on my body for life. But if someone wants a tattoo then Jimmy crack corn, and I don't care.
Lately I wonder why some have such a visceral negative reaction to them, though. Over the years my opinion has evolved from "I would not have done that so why did this person?" to "oh, that person is inked, I wonder if there's a story behind that?". Seems like there are many badly-done tatts out there (and seems like folks get very defensive about their tatts at times), but I've seen some good work out there that I can appreciate.
Anyway, as far as Trey's ink goes, it's his body and if this tatt pleases him then good on Trey. I think the amount of dark ink on the bottom of the tattoo makes it look like the road rash I've suffered after crashing on a bicycle, and in general it seems like a cluttered and sloppy design, but again - if it works for him, great. And I like that he's repping his hometown, even if I don't like his hometown much.
A couple of years ago, I was at a convenience store and some guy was hanging out talking to the cashier. He was showing off his new tattoo, which looked absolutely awful. Like he let a child draw on his arm. He was explaining that he was letting their mutual friend learn how to tattoo on him and that he was "getting pretty good, a lot better." There are no better friends than those with poor judgment.
Around the same time, I saw a guy at the video store who had a massive satanic goat's head tattoo on his chest whose horns came up over either side of his neck. I saw it because he wasn't wearing anything under his unzipped White Zombie hoodie. That guy was rad.
I hate not getting tattooed. Hate it. Why would you be boring and close minded about your or anyone else's body?
His arm & his life. No one has to like it but him. While I am not a tattoo expert (I have two, but nothing big like that), I can appreciate the fact that he is proud of where he is from. Good for Trey.
We wouldn't have made it to the National Championship game, or even past Kansas without him. So let him do what he wants. Yeah it looks poorly done, but if that's what he wants, by all means that is fine.
it actually looks like quality work. I agree with you though. It's also nie to remember where you are from.
Am I to understand that he defiled his body for an image of a minor league baseball team?
This is one elaborate ink job. That's not something I'd like to be saddled with for life. Yikes.
Had a lot of fun there when I was a student.
I like tattoos mostly, but I do not like this. Seems big, and I'm not a huge fan of brighter colors in a tattoo. Still love Trey
they fade in time in direct proportion to the number of showers, ocean and pool swims, and sunbathing sessions trey partakes in.
The "L" is more of an "I". COIUMBUS!!! And yeah, any Michigan fans who bang Trey up for OMG actually being proud of his home town, despite everything he did for UM hoops, are bad form. We may despise OSU, but if not for Columbus, Ohio and its ability to generate a young beast named Trey Burke, UM doesn't reach the Finals last year. So for that, thank you COIUMBUS!
that we stand a great shot at making the Final game next year without Trey's services.
That is the coolest henna tattoo EVER. I got one of those on vacation once...and was so glad when it finally washed off.
The L is lower case... guess you can't be too picky at an ohio tattoo parlor though
Doubt that I’ll ever succumb to tattoos or piercings, and I don’t find them attractive. But that might be due to my first impressions.
First “tattoo” I remember seeing was on a man who spoke with a strange accent. He worked at the local dry cleaning store. After I noticed the series of numbers written in dark blue ink on his arm, my father told me that the man was a concentration camp survivor.
In my generation, at Trey’s age, we were growing our hair longer than our parents, professors and coaches might’ve been accustomed to seeing, wearing out our jeans until the holes were large enough to expose both knees, forgetting to shave, smoking some strange thing that required us to burn incense to disguise the aroma, and turning up the volume on the receiver so we could get the sound blasting from our oversized stereo speakers while The Who sang, “Hope I die before I get old.”
The “old folks” didn’t find any of that attractive, but most of them learned to live with us. The way I see it, as a member of the current “old folks” generation: He’s Trey Burke fergodaskes. Let him get inked the way HE likes it.
Different strokes for different folks.
Thinking of getting one that reads "Livonia." Bates Hamburgers will be in the center. Bad form??