Ohio State Debuts The Pin Chain

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The Miami football team has started a trend with its "Turnover Chain," and it now seems that sideline props are making their way into the wrestling world.

On Sunday, three-time world and Olympic champion Kyle Snyder sported Ohio State's own piece of motivational jewelry, dubbed the "Pin Chain," after getting a fall over Arizona State's Austyn Harris to cap off the Buckeyes' 32-12 win in Columbus, Ohio. [tweet url="https://twitter.com/BigTenNetwork/status/929825705134821377" hide_media="0" hide_thread="1"] Even though Snyder might have been the catalyst for the Pin Chain getting a huge amount of attention, it was NCAA champion Myles Martin who was the first to crack open the silver briefcase and throw on the chain when he pinned Kordell Norfleet. [tweet url="https://twitter.com/jnlongojr/status/929828978273251330" hide_media="0" hide_thread="1"] 
In the post-match presser, Snyder explained the origins of the Pin Chain:

It's from Miami. The Turnover Chain. Obviously, people in the wrestling world know that Penn State is really good, and we are really good. And it's going to come down to who can get the most bonus points. I wouldn't have worked hard for a pin unless there was a Pin Chain. So we are going to bump up our bonus points this year, and every time we get a pin we are going to put the Pin Chain on.
Although the Buckeyes are adding an element of fun, there was a bit of shade thrown their way that forced coach J Jaggers, the creator of the Pin Chain, to give a bit more feedback. [tweet url="https://twitter.com/jjaggers2x/status/929839693210030081" hide_media="0" hide_thread="1"]But no matter what comes from wrestling celebration naysayers, we are off to a pretty fun start to the college wrestling season between Ohio State's Pin Chain and Mark Hall paying homage to PSU football's Heisman Trophy candidate running back Saquon Barkley in a post-win celebration last Thursday night. [tweet url="https://twitter.com/FloWrestling/status/929010838840795138" hide_media="0" hide_thread="1"]

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