Aug. 30, 2017
Like most Thursday evenings, tomorrow night is reserved for “Must See TV” as Ohio State travels to Indiana for a season-opener involving numerous plotlines. As we embark on the 2017 football season, we would like to map out the many avenues Buckeye fans will have at their disposal to follow their favorite team on 11 fall Saturdays and this one primetime Thursday.
ESPN will unleash its MegaCast production for Ohio State at Indiana on Thursday, Aug. 31 (8 p.m. ET), beginning the 2017 college football season with the most extravagant regular-season game presentation the sport has ever experienced. The multi-network creation will feature the traditional telecast on ESPN and six alternate offerings for fans on ESPNU, ESPNEWS and ESPN3. All previous versions of ESPN’s MegaCast have been reserved for the College Football Playoff Semifinals and National Championship games.
MORE: ESPN Megacast Info
One hour prior to each contest this season, the front page of OhioStateBuckeyes.com will be taken over by a full display of game-day content, including:
Key matchup information Broadcast details Live statistics feedCollection of all social media feeds Gameday photo gallery
We want to help you sift through all the social chatter out there and find the official outlets for Buckeye football. Here’s a quick guide for game day:
@OhioStAthletics – Your source for official gameday news, key updates, stats, notes, quotes, action photos and additional highlights. For home games, follow along for stadium, traffic and weather alerts as well.
@OhioStateFB – Embed yourself with the team through the final whistle. Go behind the scenes with the official Twitter outlet for Buckeye football, as the account shares the pregame experience with you and takes you on the sidelines during the action.
@Brutus_Buckeye – Share in gameday with the America’s most-followed mascot on social media. Brutus will share many of his on-field antics right here. He’ll also been known to chime in with his unique gridiron perspective from time to time…
Facebook.com/Buckeyes – College athletics’ largest fan page has all your need for gameday. Follow along with the more than two million Buckeyes to immerse yourself in pregame festivities, in-game updates, action photos, 360 experiences and more.
Facebook.com/OhioStateUniversityFootball – The official Facebook account for Buckeye football takes you inside the program on gameday. Follow along for an inside look at exclusive content shared directly from the team.
Your most interactive social channel live via stories with the football Buckeyes. Also be sure to check your Insta feed for top-notch photography throughout the game.
On Instagram, “Brutus’ Pics” is your spot for some of the best imagery captured on gameday. Follow along on Insta and Snap as he spices up his stories feed with his non-stop energy and excitement.
Be sure to download the revamped Ohio State Buckeyes app. New to the upgraded platform is a customizable experience for all users. Fans will have the ability to personalize options within their favorite sports, including notifications.
The Official Ohio State Buckeyes mobile app provides real-time access to live-game tracking and statistics as well as breaking news updates, live and on-demand video and audio and photo galleries.
Access to purchase and upgrade tickets also is available in the app platform.
Fans can download the Official Ohio State Buckeyes app now on the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play for Android users at: http://theohiostate.gohops.io/Get_OSUApp