April 11, 2002

Columbus, Ohio –This year’s Scarlet & Gray spring football game autograph session will be held before the game and not after it as has been done in recent years.

Coach Jim Tressel and the Ohio State team will be available for autographs and pictures between 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. on April 27 in French Field House. Following the autograph session, the players will go directly to Ohio Stadium to tape and dress. Kickoff is slated for 1:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast by WBNS Radio (1460 The Fan) and telecast by WBNS-TV and the Ohio News Network.

Tickets currently are available at the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office in the Jerome Schottenstein Center at $5.00 each. They are also available by phone at 614/292-2624 or, if out of the 614 area code, by calling 1-800-Go Bucks. Tickets also can be purchased by logging on to

The Department of Athletics will donate $1.00 from each ticket sold to the Central Ohio Food Bank.