ATHENS, Ohio -- The Ohio football team's Nov. 12 Senior Night game against Mid-American Conference West Division opponent Western Michigan is now set for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff from Peden Stadium. The contest will be nationally televised live on ESPN2.
Ohio (4-4, 3-1 MAC) is coming off of a 34-21 victory over MAC West Division foe Ball State last Saturday (Oct. 26) in Muncie, Ind. The Bobcats begin midweek MACtion next Wednesday (Nov. 6), when they welcomes MAC East Division archrival Miami (4-4, 3-1 MAC) to Peden Stadium for a nationally televised showdown on ESPN2. Kickoff for the 'Battle of the Bricks' is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. The game can also be heard on the Ohio Sports Network from Learfield IMG College and online through TuneIn.com/OhioBobcats and on the TuneIn app.
Ohio will be joining the MAC, the NCAA and ESPN in celebrating the 150th anniversary of college football in 2019, as the contest against the RedHawks is being played on the 150th anniversary of the first-ever college football game. Ohio will look to make history that day with a call to students and fans to create the first-ever sellout of a MAC midweek game. The celebration will include one enrolled Ohio University student in attendance winning free tuition for the spring 2020 semester as well as a pregame student tailgate inside Walter Fieldhouse. Click here for details on Ohio's plans for the celebration.