Iowa City, Iowa – The Ohio State Buckeyes departed Rickenbacker about 2:30 p.m. Friday for the flight to Iowa City. Upon arrival the team went directly to Kinnick Stadium for a brief walk-through.

Head coach Jim Tressel spent about 5 minutes with various members of the media after addressing the team. Click on the link above to view Tressel’s final thoughts before his Buckeyes, 9-1 overall, 5-1 in the Big Ten and ranked No. 9 in the BCS standings, look to keep their hopes of a sixth consecutive Big Ten title alive.

The Buckeyes also will try to become the first Big Ten team to win at least 10 games six straight seasons.

ABC will televise the game Saturday beginning at 2:30/3:30 p.m. ET.