Mark your calendars, Ohio State fans: The Buckeyes’ 2013 homecoming game has been set.
Ohio State will host the Iowa Hawkeyes on October 19 for its homecoming game, with a scheduled kickoff of 3:30 p.m. EST.
Ohio State spokesperson Jerry Emig made the announcement via Twitter Friday afternoon:
Ohio State’s 2013 Homecoming game will be 10/19 vs. Iowa on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the networks announced today. Kickoff is 3:30 p.m.— Jerry Emig (@BuckeyeNotes) May 24, 2013
The Buckeyes will be coming off of a bye week heading into the Iowa game, so the Hawkeyes will be facing a rested team and an anxious crowd when they travel to Columbus. The 3:30 kickoff time will inevitably increase the anticipation for the game, making it a more hostile environment for the Hawkeyes to overcome.
The last two matchups between these teams have been absolute nail-biters.
In 2010, the Buckeyes overcame a four-point deficit when Terrelle Pryor converted a 4th-and-10 on Ohio State’s go-ahead…
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