The Ohio State Buckeyes had a 12-win 2013 season, but had disappointing losses against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship Game and to Clemson in the in the Orange Bowl to end the season. This year the Buckeyes are currently ranked No. 8 in the AP Poll and also the most expensive college football ticket on the secondary market, according to the TiqIQ Top 25. Ohio State football tickets for home games on the their home schedule have a current average price of $249, up 5% in the secondary market over the past week.
The Buckeyes kicked their season off this past Saturday with a come from behind 34-17 victory over Navy. Ohio State turned the game around in the final 30 minutes as the Buckeyes won because of the efforts of redshirt quarterback freshman J.T. Barrett and the defense’s ability to shut down the option run.
Barrett was making his first career start replacing the injured Braxton Miller, throwing for 226 yards and two touchdowns. Barrett’s 80 yard touchdown pass to Devin Smith late in the third quarter gave the Buckeyes the lead for good.
Next up on the Ohio State Buckeyes football schedule is a matchup with Virginia Tech on September 6 at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State has a relatively weak schedule that they can take advantage of but have big games against the likes of Notre Dame, Louisville, and Michigan.