Ohio State adds future matchup vs. Ryan Day's alma mater
Ohio State announced a pair of games have been added to future schedules on Thursday, including one matchup against Ryan Day’s alma mater.
Ohio State announced the Buckeyes will face New Hampshire as a part of the nonconference slate in the 2027 season. That game will come on Sept. 11, 2027, between games against Bowling Green (Sept. 4) and Alabama (Sept. 18).
Day — a native of New Hampshire — attended the program in the late 1990s and started his coaching career there as a tight ends coach in 2002. He played for then-OC Chip Kelly and set a handful of program records for New Hampshire.
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Ohio State also announced a 2028 game against Northern Illinois out of the MAC. That matchup is set for Sept. 16. The Buckeyes will open the 2028 season against Buffalo — also out of the MAC — before traveling to face Alabama and returning home to face NIU.
The addition of the games completes Ohio State’s nonconference schedules through 2028.
2028 couldn’t come soon enough 👀 @OhioStateFB will take on 3️⃣ familiar out of conference opponents in their 2028 campaign: home 🆚 Buffalo, on the road 🆚 Alabama, and back home to take on Northern Illinois 🏈
— Ohio State Buckeyes 🌰 (@OhioStAthletics) September 28, 2023