Football tickets for the 2015 Michigan State game will cost $150 and those for the Penn State game will be $125, Ohio State announced today. The school also said that ticket prices for the Hawaii and Western Michigan games will be reduced from the standard $79 to $65. Tickets for the Northern Illinois, Maryland and Minnesota games will be $79.

Football tickets for the Michigan State game in the 2015 season will cost $150, and those for the Penn State game will be $125, Ohio State announced.

The school also said that tickets for the Hawaii and Western Michigan games will be reduced from the standard $79 to $65. Tickets for the Northern Illinois, Maryland and Minnesota games will be $79.

Overall, the price of a 2015 season ticket, excluding fees, will be $642. In 2014, the price of a season ticket was $655.

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The student-ticket price will remain $34 per game.

"We have the best fans in the land," athletic director Gene Smith said in a statement. "We led the nation in attendance last year and would like to continue to hold that position. Considering the great fans we have, it is the perfect season to thank our fans by implementing this model now."

This will be the third season of variable pricing for Ohio State games. In 2013, Ohio State's board of trustees approved a plan that allowed for premium pricing for up to two games per season.

Here's the home schedule for 2015:

Sept. 12 – Hawaii Sept. 19 – Northern Illinois Sept. 26 – Western Michigan Oct. 10 – Maryland Oct. 17 – Penn State Nov. 7 – Minnesota Nov. 21 – Michigan State

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