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.