The 2017 Oklahoma vs Ohio State Live Buckeyes football team represents Ohio State University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Buckeyes play their home games at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State competes as a member of the East Division of the Big Ten Conference. They are led by Urban Meyer, who is in his 6th season as head coach at the school.
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The Nebraska Oklahoma football rivalry was an American college football rivalry between the Nebraska Cornhusker Football team of the University of Nebraska and Oklahoma Sooner football team of the University of Oklahoma. The rivalry continued in the Big 12 Conference until 2010, though the rivalry was more prominent when both teams were members of the former Big Eight Conference before 1996.
The annual rivalry effectively ended when Oklahoma was lined up in Oklahoma vs Ohio State the Southern division of the newly formed Big 12 to maintain its rivalry with Texas and also its recruiting hotbeds in Texas. As both teams won their respective divisions in 2010, they met in the 2010 Big 12 Championship Game.
Following the 2010 season, Nebraska left the Big 12 for the Big Ten Conference. As a result, the 2009 meeting turned out to be the last regular-season scheduled meeting. Nebraska’s departure left the future of the rivalry in doubt. The two teams have agreed to play a home and home non-conference series scheduled for 2021 in Norman to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic and in Lincoln. They added games in 2029 and 2030 as well.
These teams have been involved in several historic match-ups, such as the Game of the Century, where the teams came into the game ranked one and two in Oklahoma vs Ohio State the Associated Press Poll, often making these games of great importance in Oklahoma vs Ohio State deciding the national championship. Historically, the rivalry’s most distinguishing quality had been the grudging respect and appreciation between the two tradition-rich programs. Also of note is the game’s former status as the premier Thanksgiving Day game for the middle of the country.