Ohio State vs. Cal at 7 p.m. EDT on FOX
May 29, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State's only non-conference road game of the 2013 season - Sept. 14 at the University of California - will start at 7 p.m. EDT and it will be televised by FOX, the Pac-12 Conference announced today. The game will be played at Cal's newly renovated Memorial Stadium and will complete a two-game home-and-home series between the teams.
Ohio State and Cal have played seven times previously, with Ohio State holding a 6-1 series advantage. When the two teams met last year in Ohio Stadium, it was the first meeting in 40 years. The Buckeyes prevailed in a difficult game, 35-28, as Braxton Miller hit Devin Smith for a 72-yard score with 3:26 play to break a 28-all tie and"Christian Bryant recorded his first career interception on Cal's final drive.
Cal is coached by Sonny Dykes. He is in his first season with the Golden Bears after coaching the nation's top-ranked scoring offense one year ago at Louisiana Tech (51.5 ppg). Dykes was 22-15 in three years at Louisiana Tech and his team won 16 of its last 20 games. Louisiana Tech scored 57 points in a two-point loss to Texas A&M last year.
Ohio State vs. California
Five of Ohio State's 2013 game times are now set. The Wisconsin, Northwestern and Penn State games will be 8 p.m. starts and Ohio State's Homecoming game vs. Iowa will kick off at 3:30 p.m.
2013 Ohio State Schedule (Approx. start times - ET - and TV carrier)