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Ohio State football: Buckeyes-TCU game to be shown on ABC's 'Saturday Night Football'

The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio — Bill Rabinowitz The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio

May 16--Ohio State's game Sept. 15 against Texas Christian will be broadcast on ABC's Saturday Night Football.

Kickoff will be at 8 p.m. at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The broadcast team will consist of Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler along with Maria Taylor.

Ohio State and TCU will be meeting for the seventh time. It will be the first in which the Buckeyes are not playing host to the Big 12's Horned Frogs, who won the Alamo Bowl last year.

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Ohio State ended its 2017 season at AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, with a 24-7 Cotton Bowl victory over Southern California. That game was the finale of the J.T. Barrett era. Dwayne Haskins Jr. is expected to take over at quarterback for Ohio State in 2018.

The Ohio State-TCU game will be the Buckeyes' third of the season. The Buckeyes open with a home game against Oregon State on Sept. 1 and begin Big Ten play against visiting Rutgers on Sept. 8. Times for those games have not been set.

ABC's Saturday Night Football will start with on Sept. 1 with a matchup between defending College Football Playoff champion Alabama and Louisville in Orlando. ABC will televise LSU vs. Miami the next night from AT&T Stadium. On Sept. 8, ABC will broadcast Penn State's game against host Pittsburgh.

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