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Ohio State Spring Game Set to Thrill Fans with New Talent and Format


April 13, Columbus, Ohio – Buckeye Nation is abuzz as the highly anticipated Ohio State spring game is set to take place at noon on April 13 at Ohio Stadium. This event marks the final spring practice for the Ohio State football team and offers fans their first glimpse of new talent and revamped strategies.

Among the fresh faces to watch out for are Jeremiah Smith, Quinshon Judkins, and Caleb Downs, who will be showcasing their skills for the first time in a Buckeyes uniform. Fans can catch all the action as the game will be broadcast on Fox, providing an exciting opportunity to witness the team’s progress and development.

Coming off an impressive 11-2 season, Ohio State aims to build on its success despite setbacks, including consecutive losses to archrival Michigan and a disappointing Cotton Bowl defeat against Missouri.

Here’s what fans need to know about the 2024 Ohio State spring game:

  • Kickoff: 12 p.m., April 13; Ohio Stadium
  • Game Format: The offense will face off against the defense, with offensive scoring determined conventionally. Meanwhile, defensive scores will be based on touchdowns, turnovers, 3-and-outs, sacks, and forced punts.
  • Game Structure: The first three quarters will run between 12-15 minutes each, with the play clock stopping as usual. The fourth quarter will feature a 10-minute duration with a running clock.

Excitement is further heightened as the Ohio State spring game makes its way to network television, with Fox airing the event live. Additionally, Fox will broadcast Michigan football’s spring game on April 20 at noon, offering fans a double dose of Big Ten action.

As anticipation mounts for the upcoming season, Ohio State fans can mark their calendars with key dates from the 2024 football schedule:

  • Aug. 31: Ohio State vs. Akron; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Sept. 7: Ohio State vs. Western Michigan; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Sept. 21: Ohio State vs. Marshall; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Sept. 28: Ohio State at Michigan State; Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Michigan
  • Oct. 5: Ohio State vs. Iowa; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Oct. 12: Ohio State at Oregon; Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
  • Oct. 26: Ohio State vs. Nebraska; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Nov. 2: Ohio State at Penn State; Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Nov. 9: Ohio State vs. Purdue; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Nov. 16: Ohio State at Northwestern
  • Nov. 23: Ohio State vs. Indiana; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Nov. 30: Ohio State vs. Michigan; Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio

As the Buckeyes gear up for another thrilling season, fans can expect nothing short of exhilarating football action and fierce competition in the quest for glory.