For Ohio State fans tired of a month-long drama-filled saga that unfolded largely in the press, there is relief that football is finally here. Urban Meyer won’t be on the sidelines, but the Buckeyes will be suiting up to face Oregon State.

OSU enters the 2018 season ranked No. 5. Below, find kickoff time and TV channel information for the Oregon State-Ohio State football game.

Oregon State-Ohio State football: TV channel, game time, odds

All times are ET. Odds via MyBookie.

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TV channel: The Oregon State-Ohio State game will air on ABC.

Time: The Oregon State-Ohio State game kicks off at Noon.

Location: The Oregon State-Ohio State game will be played at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

Odds: Ohio State is favored by 38.5 points.

Sep 23, 2017; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) celebrates with teammate following a fourth quarter touchdown pass against the UNLV Rebels at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State won 54-21. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Storylines

Saturday Tradition News: Parris Campbell says Buckeyes will come out angry in Week 1.

As Ohio State held fall camp with Urban Meyer on administrative leave, Buckeyes players went mostly unheard of (aside from some postings on social media). WR Parris Campbell recently shared some insight into the mood of the team with everything going on.

“I think we’re very angry,” said Campbell. “Just with all the adversity we’ve been through, everything that’s happened in the past. Us not having our head coach…I think a lot of variables went into it.”

Saturday Tradition News: Ryan Day: 5 things to know about Ohio State’s interim head coach

When Day was made acting head coach, we shared these five things for Buckeyes fans to know about Day. A breakdown of each item can be found in the linked article.

1. Ryan Day reportedly turned down the head coach position at Mississippi State.

2. Ryan Day had just been promoted earlier this year from co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to the position of offensive coordinator.

3. Ryan Day played for and was mentored by Chip Kelly.

4. Ryan Day later reunited with Chip Kelly with Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers.

5. Ryan Day was a receivers coach at Boston College, and helped BC’s quarterback Matt Ryan throw for over 4,500 yards in 2007.