Ohio State-Navy Game To Be Televised By ESPN
June 24, 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State-Navy football game on Saturday, September 5, 2009, at Ohio Stadium will kick off at noon Eastern, the Big Ten Conference has announced.
ESPN will televise that season opener, marking the first time since 1931 that a service academy team has played in the Horseshoe. Ohio State defeated Navy in that 1931 contest 20-0. The last meeting between the schools came in the 1981 Liberty Bowl, with the Buckeyes posting a 31-28 win.