April 24, 2000

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio — Approximately 5,000 reserved seats remain for Saturday’s Scarlet and Gray Football Game in Crew Stadium (1:30 p.m.). In anticipation of a capactiy crowd (22,500), Ohio State and Crew officials today announced auxillary bleachers will be set up at the south end of the field to accommodate approximately 1,000 additional fans.%^$

%^$Tickets ($5 each) are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and at the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office at The Jerome Schottenstein Center, as well as by phone (614) 431-6300 and by logging on to A limited number of tickets also will go on sale at 9. a.m. Saturday at Crew Stadium.%^$

%^$Prior to the game, there will be a merchandise sale of OSU athletic apparel in the parking lot south of Crew Stadium (9:30 a.m. to kickoff). Ohio State players and coaches will be available for a 45-minute autograph session after the game.%^$

%^$Ohio State Coach John Cooper is expected to name head coaches and select the teams on Wednesday.