Detroit Lions to add former Ohio State All-American LB to team’s ‘Ring of Honor’


An Ohio State legend is getting a special recognition at the end of this month.

The Detroit Lions announced Chris Spielman, an All-American linebacker during his time with the Buckeyes, will have his name added to the team’s Ring of Honor (“The Pride of the Lions”) on Oct. 31. After starring at Ohio State, Spielman spent 8 years with Detroit.

“The Detroit Lions could not be prouder of Chris Spielman’s accomplishments on the field and in the community. He was pivotal to the success the team enjoyed during his time as a player and his induction into the Pride of the Lions cements his place in our history,” said Detroit Lions Team President and CEO Rod Wood via press release. “We are thrilled Chris has rejoined the organization as a key member to build the future and we are proud to present him with the highest individual honor we can give to a Lions Legend.”

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