Ohio State schedules future showdown with Alabama


Ohio State and Alabama have scheduled a home-and-home football series to meet in 2027 and 2028

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, Ohio State’s Evan Spencer, left, pulls in the onside kick as Alabama’s ArDarius Stewart fails to recover it in the second half of an NCAA college football game in New Orleans. While many might pick hulking sackmaster Joey Bosa, 1,600-yard rusher Ezekiel Elliott or one of a dozen others, head coach Urban Meyer says the team MVP is Spencer. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – College football powers Ohio State and Alabama have scheduled a future home-and-home football series.

The Crimson Tide will visit Ohio Stadium on Sept. 18, 2027. The Buckeyes will play in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Sept. 9, 2028.

It marks their first meeting since the 2014 College Football Playoff Semifinals, which the Buckeyes won 42-35.

The two programs have combined for eight appearances in the College Football Playoff, with three national championships. The Buckeyes took top honors in 2014, while the Crimson Tide won in 2015 and 2017.

Over the last 100 games, Ohio State has posted a record of 91-9, while Alabama has amassed a mark of 90-10.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on WKBN.com