Ohio State is public enemy No. 1 in the state of Michigan, and the same goes for Michigan in the state of Ohio.
All you have to do is pay a little bit of attention to the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry to know that.
But which is the most hated college football team in America? A recent Reddit poll answers that question.
That distinction goes to the Buckeyes, who garnered 11.4 percent of the vote nationwide in a 5,000-person college football poll. Michigan and Alabama were tied for second at 9.2 percent.
In the state of Michigan, Ohio State is the most hated college football team at 37.9 percent followed by Michigan at 23.4 percent and Michigan State at 7.8 percent. In Ohio, Michigan is the most hated college football team with 41.6 percent of the vote, followed by Ohio State at 26.3 percent and MSU at 5.3 percent.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has some SEC folks riled up about his team practicing at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., where the Wolverines are spending this week for their spring break. Surprisingly, though, Michigan is not in the top three for most-hated college football teams in any of the included SEC states in the Reddit poll (Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee).
Michigan is the second-most hated team in the state of Illinois at 20.9 percent behind OSU’s 25.3 percent.
Here are the results: