Monday, November 11, 2013

Terrelle Pryor's Big Ten championship ring up for auction on eBay

If you are in the market for a used Big Ten championship ring, especially one that once belonged to former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, then you need to check out this list listing on eBay!

This may be the single most famous piece of Ohio State memorabilia available! This ring was the start of the Tattoo Scandal involving former Ohio State players Terrelle Pryor, Boom Herron, Devier Posey, Mike Adams, Solomon Thomas, former coach Jim Tressel, and tattoo shop owner Ed Rife. This ring was originally owned by Terrelle Pryor, former quarterback for THE Ohio State Buckeyes and current starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. It was given to Edward Rife in exchange for tattoos, although Rife contends that he purchased the ring from Pryor.

This exact ring sold on eBay back in early June for $18,100 (see picture). I purchased this ring directly from Edward Rife, the owner of Fine Line Ink Tattoos, who was the primary individual involved in the Ohio State Tattoo Scandal controversy. According to Rife, this ring was the first item that he ever received from Terrelle Pryor... And the rest is history! I purchased several other items from Mr. Rife including signed pants, footballs, gloves, helmets, etc.

The current bid is nearly $16,500 and includes free shipping.

The listing expires on 25 days.

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