The Ohio State Buckeyes-Oklahoma Sooners matchup already was going to be a big game. Now, the game got a little bit bigger. ESPN College Gameday will be live from Columbus, Ohio next Saturday. The announcement was made on Twitter.
Get ready, Columbus.— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) September 3, 2017
We're coming your way for Oklahoma-Ohio State! pic.twitter.com/5CWb0V9JJG
This will be the 40th time OSU has been part of a College Gameday broadcast location, and the 16th time the Buckeyes have played host for Gameday, according to an OSU spokesperson.
Ranked No. 2 in the AP Poll, the Buckeyes are 1-0 after a breakout performance from freshman running back J.K. Dobbins in the season opener against Indiana. Dobbins rushed for an OSU freshman debut record of 181 yards.
No. 7 Oklahoma is also 1-0 after their runaway victory against UTEP, 56-7, on Saturday. In that game, Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield completed 16-straight passes, and ended the game with 19-of-20 passes completed for 329 yards and three touchdowns.
Ohio State-Oklahoma will kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The game will be broadcasted on ABC.