The Buckeyes play their first conference game at Illinois on October 2. The Big Ten announced the kickoff time is 12:00 and it will air on the Big Ten Network.
The Buckeyes have had a tough time playing in Champaign. In 2008, Ohio State came away with a 30-20 win. In 2006, they beat the Illini 17-10. Finally, almost all Buckeye fans remember the 2002 nail biter, where Ohio State escaped with a 23-16 win in overtime.
Will history repeat itself this season?
It’s highly doubtful. Illinois is a few years from being back to contender form. Their passing game is non-existent and their...