Ohio State football

Ohio State Marching Band and Alumni Marching Band Members perform Script Ohio at an Ohio State football game.
Thomas Bradley / WOSU News

Ohio State leaders and Buckeye fans alike are welcoming the decision by the Big Ten Conference to start the football season in late October.

Ohio State defensive end Chase Young (2), linebackers coach Al Washington and head coach Ryan Day celebrate after a 56-27 win against Michigan after an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.
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Ohio State football is coming back in October.

In a reversal from last month, the Big Ten presidents voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of Oct. 23-24, 2020.

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Wisconsin during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Sunday came and went without a vote by Big Ten university leaders on whether to revive the fall football season.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Columbus on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
Paul Vernon / AP

In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how Ohio will factor into Joe Biden's strategy to win the Electoral College.

Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day gestures during football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
Paul Vernon / Associated Press

Ohio State head football coach Ryan Day wants answers from the Big Ten about when the conference plans to start the football season.

President Trump Calls On Big Ten To Play Fall Football

Sep 2, 2020
Ohio State Marching Band and Alumni Marching Band Members perform Script Ohio at an Ohio State football game.
Thomas Bradley / WOSU News

The Big Ten Conference, already in court and under pressure from players and parents over its decision to cancel fall football, is now hearing from President Donald Trump.

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Wisconsin during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

A new court filing shows that Big Ten Conference presidents voted 11-3 to postpone the football season until spring, and Ohio State's president was reportedly among those casting a "no" vote.

Ohio State wide receiver Garrett Wilson catches a pass over Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz.
Rick Scuteri / Associated Press

Some parents of Ohio State University football players are still pushing to reinstate the fall season that was suspended due to the ongoing pandemic.

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Wisconsin during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Justin Fields is getting increasing public support in his Hail Mary attempt to save the fall football season.

Much to the dismay of college sports fans, the coronavirus pandemic has caused the Big Ten and Pac-12 athletic conferences to put their fall sports schedules on hold.

Ohio State wide receiver Garrett Wilson catches a pass over Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz.
Rick Scuteri / Associated Press

The Big Ten's decision Tuesday to cancel the fall football season was the latest sign that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from slowing. But Buckeye fans around Columbus were hit hard by the news.

The Big Ten Decision And Ohio State Sports

Aug 12, 2020
Ohio State football helmet
Brynn Anderson / AP

The Big Ten Conference announced Tuesday that the fall sports season, including football, would be postponed due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns.

Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day gestures during football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
Paul Vernon / Associated Press

The Ohio State University might not be playing football this fall after all.

Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins runs for a 33-yard touchdown against Michigan in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.
Paul Sancya / AP

The Big Ten Conference has announced a schedule for the shortened fall football season, which will see just 10 games against other schools within the conference.

Ohio State University will start with an away game against Illinois on Thursday, September 3.

Ohio State football helmet
Brynn Anderson / AP

The Big Ten announced Thursday that its member colleges, which include the Ohio State Buckeyes, will stick to in-conference competition during the upcoming fall season—if the season happens at all. 

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