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Deputies, Police Guard Against Rogue Mirror Lake Jump

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Students who were upset about the new regulations put in place for the annual Mirror Lake jump took to social media to recruit students to jump Monday night.

According to a circulating social media campaign, some students had planned on jumping into Mirror Lake, after the Buckeyes' basketball game Monday night.

But as the game ended, deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Ohio State University police officers barricaded the entrances into Mirror Lake with the order that no one would be getting into the lake Monday night.

As the crowd began to grow in size, students began chanting to jump.

At one of the gates, deputies and officers received a change in orders and allowed the students to jump.

SLIDESHOW: Images from Monday Night's Jump

According to NBC4's Mike Bowersock, there were as many as 1,500 jumpers and spectators at the lake Monday night.

The sanctioned jump and pep rally is still scheduled for Tuesday night, according to university officials.

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