Ohio State University announces 8-game 2020 football schedule

Ohio State University announces 8-game 2020 football schedule
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields previously started a petition for Big Ten to reinstate 2020 football season. He got his wish. (Source: The Associated Press)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio State University Buckeyes has eight scheduled football games for this 2020 season.

The game schedule was released Saturday following a Wednesday Big Ten announcement that competitive sports could resume under certain conditions.

Players must undergo daily antigen testing for COVID-19 and enhanced cardiac screening, according to a Ohio State University statement.

The statement said the schedule of games played on special dates, including Friday games, will be announced in the future.

The current schedule is:

Oct. 24 – Nebraska

Oct. 31 – at Penn State

Nov. 7 – Rutgers

Nov. 14 – at Maryland

Nov. 21 – Indiana

Nov. 28 – at Illinois

Dec. 5 – at Michigan State

Dec. 12 – Michigan

Dec. 19 – Championship Game

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