May 5, 2006
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State University football team played its spring game in front of 63,649 ticketed fans April 22. That total ranked No. 1 nationally for spring game attendance.
The annual Scarlet and Gray game, which concluded the spring practice season for the Buckeyes, had in excess of 6,000 more fans than the second-place program.
Buckeye fans of all ages flocked to Ohio Stadium to cheer on the Buckeyes. The attendance figure also does not include an estimated 2,000 children 6 and under that were admitted free.
The Top 3 schools in the country for spring game attendance were Ohio State, Nebraska (57, 415) and Florida (45,200).
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