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Ohio State fan Harrison Watson placed $2,000 bounty on Logan Tuley-Tillman

The fallout from what started as a symbolic gesture of allegiance by Logan Tuley-Tillman to the school for which he currently has every intention of playing football has gotten flat-out ugly. Since Tuley-Tillman shared with the world the burning effigy that was a flaming Ohio State letter, the Michigan commit and his family have been receiving death threats. And now, after Tuley-Tillman’s fellow Michigan commit Kyle Bosch threatened violence in defense of his future teammate, we have somebody new delivering another top-notch foot-in-mouth performance.

Ohio State fan Harrison Watson kept up the theme of violence when he channeled Gregg Williams in a tweet he sent placing a $2,000 bounty on Tuley-Tillman. Watson smartly has since deleted said tweet, but thanks to Deadspin, we can confirm Erica Albright’s assertion that the Internet is written in ink:

Good ol’ Harry, whom we don’t know much about other than he works in online marketing, on Thursday issued an apology on his website:

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Logan Tuley-Tillman received death threats from Ohio State fans after burning letter

Logan Tuley-Tillman now knows just how intense the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry can be. The Michigan commit said he’s been receiving death threats from scorned Ohio State fans after he posted a photo of him burning a recruitment letter from the Buckeyes. He shouldn’t have expected any less.

“There have been a couple death threats,” the Peoria, Ill., O-lineman told Dr. Saturday. “And they’ve been sending my mom messages on Facebook. I just told her you can’t listen to it because it’s one of the biggest rivalries in sports.”

Tuley-Tillman says the reception from Ohio State fans has damaged his opinion on the school, which is still trying to woo him to the Scarlet and Gray. But it hasn’t been limited to a handful of trolls on the Internet. Tuley-Tillman said he also was treated similarly on a recent excursion to Columbus, a trip during which he wore a Michigan hat.

“I was up there and the fans were cussing me out and they were saying ‘[expletive] you’ and stuff like that while I was walking through the mall,” he said. “It wasn’t like in my face. They were like saying things and then would power walk away. One of them actually threw something at me, but it didn’t hit me. So, that’s how it started.”

Seriously, I don’t know if this kid is shocked or what. He keeps egging on OSU fans with anti-OSU imagery. What is he expecting?

Anyway, how about Ohio State fans just stop interacting with recruits altogether. Clearly, it’s not helping any.

Michigan commit Logan Tuley-Tillman burns letter from Ohio State (Picture)

Michigan football recruit Logan Tuley-Tillman affirmed his commitment to the school in the most convincing way possible. The offensive lineman lit a recruiting letter from Ohio State on fire and shared a picture of it on Twitter Saturday morning.

Tuley-Tillman, a 6’7″, 321-pound lineman from Manual High School in Peoria (Ill.), committed to play for Michigan in February. He’ll be a member of their 2013 incoming recruiting class.

You might be wondering why Ohio State continued to recruit him if he had already committed to Michigan, but as we learned over the past several months, that doesn’t stop Urban Meyer.

I’m guessing Tuley-Tillman burnt it because he was offended they misspelled his hometown on the letter. That sort of thing doesn’t sit well with recruits.