Disco Dancing Brutus: Jack Tamburello, 1972 – 73

Disco Dancing Brutus: Jack Tamburello, 1972 – 73

Sometimes a mother learns years later about what her children did in their youth. You can imagine my shock when I learned that Brutus Buckeye, the all-wonderful, kind, cheerful mascot of Ohio State, had tended bar at North Heidelberg. He never told me. Until now. ...
He Loves an Audience: Tim Brown 1968-1971

He Loves an Audience: Tim Brown 1968-1971

Brutus has been involved in many great stunts during his lifetime, but one for the ages took place at the 1971 Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Tim Brown, personifying Brutus, who was still sporting his fiberglass head with the moveable eyebrows, worked up a pre-game skit with...
Happy 50th Birthday, Brutus!

Happy 50th Birthday, Brutus!

Why celebrate your birthday for just one day, when you can stretch it out over a weekend, a week, or even a year! That’s what THE university did for my “son” Brutus on his 50th birthday—a milestone birthday, as my mom used to say. A year filled with Brutus cookies in...