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Urban Meyer highlights team’s LeBron James gear, LeBron approves (pics)

Ohio State Buckeyes head football coach Urban Meyer on Wednesday evening took to Twitter to showcase how his players were sporting LeBron James’ Nike gear. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar just so happened to take notice and tweeted out his approval.

The Buckeyes were embarking upon a trip to Bloomington, Ind., to take on the Indiana Hoosiers Thursday night. The players were outfitted in “red polos with a Block O one side and the king’s crown on the other, and gray hoodies with the LJ logo on the shoulders,” per

Meyer highlighted the themed gear by tagging James in the tweet.

James, who has adopted his home state Buckeyes as his stand-in, quasi-alma mater since he of course did not attend college, was not surprisingly pleased with Meyer’s shout-out.

James’ association with the Buckeyes athletics has grown in recent years, with the NBA star taking in Ohio State games from the sidelines, among other sports-related outings. It’s clear that the relationship between James and Ohio State has proven to be mutally beneficial. To wit:

Talk about two powerhouse brands coming together, to say the least.