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April 12, 2002

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State football team will scrimmage at approximately 9:30 a.m., Saturday, in Ohio Stadium. The scrimmage is open to the public. Entrance to the stadium will be restricted to the gate at the southeast corner and all fans will be required to sit in the south stands.%^$

%^$Members of the media may cover either from the sidelines or the photo deck.%^$

%^$Ohio State coach Jim Tressel and selected players will be available for interviews following the scrimmage at the Woody Hayes Athletics Center.%^$

%^$Credentials are not required for the scrimmage.%^$

%^$Tickets for the April 27 Spring Game in Ohio Stadium currently are on sale at the Athletics Ticket Office in the Jerome Schottenstein Center. They can also be ordered by phone by calling 292-2624 or 1-800 Go Bucks. Tickets are available, too, on the Ohio State website by logging on to www.hangonsloopy.com. Tickets are $5.00 each. The Department of Athletics will donate $1.00 from each ticket sold to the Central Ohio Food Bank.%^$

%^$Ohio State Associate Director of Athletics Richelle Simonson said yesterday that nearly 20,000 tickets have already been sold for the Spring Game.