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Ohio State, TCU schedule home-and-home

Paul Ryan, Gordon Gee AP

The Little Sisters of the Poor Bowl is official.

Although, with TCU now in the Big 12 instead of the Mountain West, there’s probably a more appropriate name for the newly-announced home-and-home between the Horned Frogs and Ohio State, but we’re just going to stick with the aforementioned title.

The two schools released the announcement Tuesday. The Buckeyes will travel to Fort Worth in 2018, with TCU visiting Columbus the following year.

“Competing against programs from the state of Texas has always offered exciting experiences for our players and fans,” Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said. “TCU continues to be one of the top football programs in the country.”

Just last week, Smith told the Associated Press he was looking to schedule tougher out-of-conference games to position OSU better if the team is in contention for a playoff appearance.

The two schools have played six times over their history, all at Ohio Stadium. The last meeting between the two was in 1973 and the Buckeyes hold a 4-1-1 edge in the series.

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11 Responses to “Ohio State, TCU schedule home-and-home”
  1. steeler1nation says: Oct 2, 2012 7:58 PM

    awesome – should be a great game…OSU will win by about 7-10 points.
    I love the pic too — best VP candidate by far & the best college Pres.
    !

  2. thraiderskin says: Oct 2, 2012 8:05 PM

    FINALLY! Go Buckeyes

  3. rsmeans says: Oct 2, 2012 8:42 PM

    A rising program (TCU) playing a declining program living in the past (OSU) should be fun for TCU.

  4. vincentbojackson says: Oct 2, 2012 9:08 PM

    This has got to be a mistake. The Buckeyes have a strict policy of playing all of their non-conference games at home against mid-majors and bottom dwellers.

  5. vincentbojackson says: Oct 2, 2012 9:10 PM

    What’s with the picture of President Gee posing with Eddie Munster?

  6. thefiesty1 says: Oct 2, 2012 10:10 PM

    Go Froggies, show ‘em what you showed Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. The B1G is not ready for prime time with the Big 12 or the SEC.

  7. kfiz14 says: Oct 2, 2012 11:00 PM

    The Buckeyes have played Miami, USC, and Texas in recent years so get your facts straight “Bo”. Idiot.

  8. steeler1nation says: Oct 3, 2012 1:19 AM

    VincentBoJackson’s IQ = 20 or less

  9. thraiderskin says: Oct 3, 2012 1:38 PM

    Fiesty1, I’m going to tell you what I told the overyly cocky Hog fans at the Sugerbowl a few years back, “You have some great teams in your conference, but you’re not one of them.” That win over Wisconsin was more about what the Badgers didn’t do (coaching) WAY more than what TCU did do.

  10. thraiderskin says: Oct 3, 2012 1:38 PM

    *Sugarbowl
    my bad…

  11. dkhhuey says: Oct 3, 2012 4:11 PM

    Fear the frog

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