LeBron James backs Ohio State with some glamorous gear ahead of Michigan showdown!

Columbus, Ohio - As if one of the most intense Ohio State-Michigan college football games of all time couldn't be any more hyped, the Buckeyes revealed some crazy sick gear on Tuesday night thanks to one of their biggest fans, LeBron James!

On Tuesday night, Ohio State football announced they will wear custom cleats gifted by NBA legend LeBron James on Saturday against rival Michigan.
On Tuesday night, Ohio State football announced they will wear custom cleats gifted by NBA legend LeBron James on Saturday against rival Michigan.  © Collage: BEN JACKSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / GETTY IMAGES VIA AFP

King James won't be making his second appearance at an Ohio State football game this season, but that won't stop the four-time Lakers player from being there in spirit.

The Ohio native gifted the Buckeyes some exclusive gear for when they go head-to-head against That Team Up North (TTUN) on Saturday.

The Buckeyes game-day uniform will now include a custom cleat version of James first-ever signature shoe, the Nike Air Zoom Generation, which he debuted during his rookie season in 2003.

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The flashy Black cleats fashion a bold red Nike logo, with red shoe lining and the signature LeBron logo placed below the Ohio State seal.

In a message on Twitter, James hyped up his Buckeye boys, making sure to use their trademark tradition of replacing the letter "M" with an "X."

"Let’s Go!!!!!! Had to (x)ake sure (X)y boys had that (heat) for the weekend!! O-H!! #GoBucks," the NBA legend tweeted.

The Buckeyes will wear the cleats with their classic home uniforms that will feature their silver helmets, scarlet jerseys, and silver pants.

Ohio State and Michigan will both enter the game on a perfect 11–0 record and are fighting for a spot in the Big Ten championship game. The Wolverines have not won against the Buckeyes at home since 2000, with Ohio State boasting a 15-2 report card in their last 17 meetings.

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