COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State has announced its 2018 and ’19 football schedules, part of the Big Ten’s release of its schedules for the next six years.
The Buckeyes’ 2018 Big Ten schedule includes home games against Rutgers, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska and Michigan, and road games at Penn State, Purdue, Michigan State and Maryland.
Ohio State will play for the first time at TCU in 2018 while the return game against the Horned Frogs in 2019 will be TCU’s first visit to Columbus since 1973. North Carolina’s visit to Ohio Stadium on Sept. 22, 2018, will be the Tarheels’ first since 1975.
In 2019, Ohio State will play host to Michigan State, Wisconsin, Maryland and Penn State while travelling to Indiana, Nebraska, Northwestern, Rutgers and Michigan. The home game against Wisconsin will mark the first matchup with the Badgers since the game earlier this season. The trip to Evanston will be the first one since this year’s thriller.
Ohio State has non-conference home games set against Cincinnati and TCU, with a date to be filled on Aug. 31.