CLEVELAND - Michigan recruit Logan Tuley-Tillman tweeted a picture of himself burning a recruiting letter from the Ohio State football office. Now the teenager is receiving death threats but said he still stands by what he did.
"It's the biggest rivalry in sports. It's sad that grown men and women get like this over a picture. I say women because there have been a few adult female Ohio State fans sending bad stuff, too. God bless them, though," Tillman told WolverineNation.
The 6'7", 320-pounder will play offensive tackle for the Wolverines. Tillman chose Michigan over more than 20 schools that offered him scholarships.
The picture created positive and negative comments from both sides of the rivalry.
@OHowIHateOSU tweeted this to @LoganTillman: Love the picture, the heart, and the flames! It will be an honor to watch you on the field, in Ann Arbor, at The Big House!
Ohio State defensive tackle commit Tracy Sprinkle of Elyria tweeted, "Michigan commits talk a good game. I'd rather show out on the field. #fueltomyfire."
The burning letter is something Buckeye fans likely won't forget.