Oct. 6, 2017

As is tradition, the first home football Saturday in October welcomes homecoming in Ohio Stadium. Plenty surrounds this B1G matchup with Maryland, so let’s get right into it …

2017 HOF Class: 8-Strong

Always a special weekend when the annual class of Varsity O hall of famers are immortalized in scarlet and gray. This year’s class is nothing short of impressive. The group includes LeCharles Bentley (football), Tom Byers (men’s track and field), Mike Conley (men’s basketball), Chelsea Davis (women’s diving), Pete Hanson (men’s volleyball), Bryce Keough (wrestling), Christina Manning (women’s track and field) and Nancy Pearson (women’s swimming).

MORE: Meet the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Fan Fest is Always a Favorite

Located just outside St. John Arena in Remembrance Park, Fan Fest offers pregame fun for all ages. This week, activities will get underway around 1 p.m.

Buckeye Walk

Don’t miss the initial team trek from The Blackwell hotel through Skull Session at St. John Arena and then the North Rotunda into Ohio Stadium. The journey begins at The Blackwell at approximately 1:45 p.m. Be sure to arrive early. You won’t want to miss the thunderous entrance into St. John Arena and as TBDBITL warms up for Saturday night’s performance.

Scarlet, Gray and Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Please join us in honoring local breast cancer survivors at the 50-yard line during a break in the action in the third quarter. Also, deck yourself out in scarlet, gray and pink with this week’s item of the game.

RT for chance to win this week's item of the game!
🏈Pink Game T
🏅☝️Winner at 2pm

🛒Shop in stores & Sat. in #TheShoe#GoBucks #BuyBuckeye

— Brutus Buckeye (@Brutus_Buckeye) October 5, 2017

Play the Turtle, Paint for Speed

Check out a special artistic performance when TBDBITL belts out Hang on Sloopy between the third and fourth quarters. Also, look for a cool display of chalk art on the north rotunda Saturday.

Reminders: Parking, No Bags and Be the Best Fans