Ohio State, Alabama schedule home-and-home football games
Nonconference football games don’t get bigger than this.
Ohio State will play Alabama in a home-and-home series in 2027 and 2028, The Dispatch has learned.
The Crimson Tide will come to Ohio Stadium on Sept. 18, 2027. Ohio State will go to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to play Sept. 9, 2028, in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The visiting team will receive a $1 million payment for both games. If a team backs out of the games, the fee will be $3 million to the other school. Both provisions are unusual for a game involving elite opponents.