Ohio State set a national spring game attendance record in 2016 with 100,189 fans. Meyer urged fans in the week before the game to help the Buckeyes break the 100,000 mark, and they responded. With ongoing construction at Ohio Stadium this year, attendance will be lower because 20,000 seats are unavailable.
Here are a few other things to know about the spring game:
• The game will be the 15th and final practice of the spring season. The first practice was held March 7.
• The Buckeyes will play four 10-minute quarters. There will be a running clock in the second half.
• Former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz will serve as the guest host and honorary captain for the Scarlet team. Nike founder Phil Knight will have the same duties with the Gray team.
• Tickets for the game are sold out. Tickets are available, via resale, on Ticketmaster. Parking in lots near the stadium is free. The lots open at 6 a.m. The West Stadium parking lot requires a pass.
Ohio State spring game, 12:30 p.m., Big Ten Network, 1410