Night Games Scheduled For Ohio State Football Team This Year

Night Games Scheduled For Ohio State Football Team This Year
Ohio Stadium of Ohio State University as seen ...

Ohio Stadium of Ohio State University as seen from the outside, showing the Rotunda (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Night Games Scheduled For Ohio State Football Team This Year

Ohio State University's Buckeyes play their home games in Ohio Stadium. For each game, the crowds are electric and constantly rooting for the home team. It's no secret that the fans love night games in Ohio Stadium. In fact, the two most attended games in the team's history have come at night in the past few seasons.

Luckily, the schedule for 2013 calls for three prime-time night games toward the end of the season. OSU will face Wisconsin on September 28, Penn State on October 26, and Northwestern on October 5. All three games will be televised at 8 p.m. on various networks, which is sure to excite college football fans. However, the real winners will be Ohio State football fans in the stadium.

OSU sports has a great winning percentage in night games played on the road or at home. Plus, the crowds are extra excited for these games for various reasons. Ohio State only played in two prime-time games last year. The extra game this time around is sure to please the school, especially since it requested more night games for 2013. Long tailgating parties only increase the excitement for the game and get the fans into a frenzy prior to entering the stadium for the game.

It's a great time to be an Ohio State football fan right now. Lately, the team has been performing pretty well overall. More night games in Ohio Stadium are great news for fans and players alike. They bring extra broadcast time to OSU, which makes the school more prestigious in various ways. In the end, the school hopes that more high school players will want to come to the university to play football.

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Ohio State 2018 Football Schedule

Jan 1st Rose Bowl v Washington
Pasadena
ESPN 5:00pm ET
28-23

Sep. 1 Oregon State Beavers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Noon ET
77-31

Sep. 8 Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30pm ET
52-3

Sep. 15 at TCU Horned Frogs
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
40-28

Sep. 22 Tulane Green Wave
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
49-6

Sep. 29 at Penn State Nittany Lions
Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA
27-26

Oct. 6 Indiana Hoosiers (HC)
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30/4pm ET
49-26

Oct. 13 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
30-14

Oct. 20 at Purdue Boilermakers
Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, IN
20-49

Nov. 3 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Time 12:00pm
36-31

Nov. 10 at Michigan State Spartans
Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI Time TBA
26-6

Nov. 17 at Maryland Terrapins
Maryland Stadium, College Park, MD Time TBA
52-51

Nov. 24 Michigan Wolverines
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Noon ET
62-39

Dec. 1 Big Ten Championship Game
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN 8:00pm ET
45-24