Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources ( ) Director Mary Mertz today temporarily renamed three Ohio State to honor current and past players of the Super-Bowl-bound .
“We are incredibly proud of the Bengals and everything they have accomplished this season,” said Governor DeWine. “The whole state will be rooting for Cincinnati on Sunday, and this is a fun way to show support for the orange and black.”
Ahead of Burr Oak State Park in Glouster will be referred to as “Burrow Oak State ” in honor of Bengals Joe Burrow, who grew up in nearby . If the Bengals top the Rams on Sunday, Burrow will become the first in history to win the , a , and the .LVI on Sunday,
Evan McPherson, whose game-winning kicks in the divisional playoff and AFC Paint Creek State Park in Bainbridge with the moniker of “Evan McPherson Extra Point Creek State .”games helped send the Bengals to the , will be celebrated at
Hueston Woods State Park in College Corner will honor legendary Bengals running back Ickey Woods. The , now dubbed “Ickey Woods State ,” is located between Cincinnati and Dayton.
The threewill each have updated signage put in place this week that will display the celebratory names. When all signs are in place, will announce the specific locations of each sign. Ohioans are encouraged to take photos with the signs and tag @GovMikeDeWine, @ohiodnr, and @ohstateparks on social media.