Ohio State will play No. 9 Missouri in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29 to close out its 2023 college football season. The Buckeyes went 11-1 in the regular season en route to earning the No. 7 ranking in the final CFP rankings released on Dec. 3.
Here is the 2023 Ohio State football schedule, including opponents, results, TV networks and game times.
2023 Ohio State football schedule: Dates, times, TV channels, results
|at Indiana||W, 23-3||Saturday, Sept. 2||3:30 p.m||CBS||Bloomington, IN|
|vs. Youngstown State||W, 35-7||Saturday, Sept. 9||Noon||Big Ten Network||Columbus, OH|
|vs. Western Kentucky||W, 63-10||Saturday, Sept. 16||4 p.m.||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|at No. 15 Notre Dame||W, 17-14||Saturday, Sept. 23||7:30 p.m.||NBC||Notre Dame, IN|
|vs. Maryland||W, 37-17||Saturday, Oct. 7||12 p.m.||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|at Purdue||W, 41-7||Saturday, Oct. 14||12 p.m.||Peacock||West Lafayette, IN|
|vs. No. 7 Penn State||W, 20-12||Saturday, Oct. 21||12 p.m.||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|at Wisconsin||W, 24-10||Saturday, Oct. 28||7:30 p.m.||NBC||Madison, WI|
|at Rutgers||W, 35-16||Saturday, Nov. 4||12 p.m.||CBS||New Brunswick, NJ|
|vs. Michigan State||W, 38-3||Saturday, Nov. 11||7:30 p.m.||NBC||Columbus, OH|
|vs. Minnesota||W, 37-3||Saturday, Nov. 18||TBD||TBD||Columbus, OH|
|at No. 3 Michigan||L, 30-24||Saturday, Nov. 25||12 p.m.||FOX||Ann Arbor, MI|
|vs. No. 9 Missouri (Cotton Bowl)||Friday, Dec. 29||8 p.m.||ESPN||Arlington, TX|
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The Buckeyes went 11-2 in 2022, appearing in the 2023 CFP semifinals but falling short to Georgia. The Buckeyes have a 27-28 all-time bowl game record and have five CFP appearances.
Here’s what happened in every game of Ohio State's 2022 schedule:
|vs. No. 5 Notre Dame||W, 21-10||Saturday, Sept. 3||7:30 p.m||ABC||Columbus, OH|
|vs. Arkansas State||W, 45-12||Saturday, Sept. 10||12 p.m.||Big Ten Network||Columbus, OH|
|vs. Toledo||W, 77-21||Saturday, Sept. 17||7 p.m.||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|vs. Wisconsin||W, 52-21||Saturday, Sept. 24||7:30 p.m.||ABC||Columbus, OH|
|vs. Rutgers||W, 49-10||Saturday, Oct. 1||3:30 p.m.||Big Ten Network||Columbus, OH|
|at Michigan State||W, 49-20||Saturday, Oct. 8||4 p.m.||ABC||East Lansing, MI|
|vs. Iowa||W, 54-10||Saturday, Oct. 22||Noon||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|at No. 13 Penn State||W, 44-31||Saturday, Oct. 29||Noon||FOX||State College, PA|
|at Northwestern||W, 21-7||Saturday, Nov. 5||Noon||ABC||Evanston, IL|
|vs. Indiana||W, 56-14||Saturday, Nov. 12||Noon||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|at Maryland||W, 43-30||Saturday, Nov. 19||3:30 p.m.||ABC||College Park, MD|
|vs. No. 3 Michigan||L, 45-23||Saturday, Nov. 26||12 p.m.||FOX||Columbus, OH|
|vs. No. 1 Georgia (Peach Bowl — CFP semifinal)||L, 42-41||Saturday, Dec. 31||8 p.m.||ESPN||Atlanta, GA|
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When are the College Football Playoff semifinals?
The CFP semifinals are set for Monday, Jan. 1, 2024. One semifinal is the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The other semifinal is the Sugar Bowl at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
BOWL SCHEDULE: Here's a complete college football bowl game schedule
When is the 2023-24 College Football Playoff national championship?
The 2023-24 College Football Playoff National Championship Game will be Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. The title game will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. This will mark the first time Houston will serve as host of the CFP National Championship Game.
Below is a complete history of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.
|2015||No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 2 Oregon 20||Arlington, Texas|
|2016||No. 2 Alabama 45, No. 1 Clemson 40||Glendale, Arizona|
|2017||No. 2 Clemson 35, No. 1 Alabama 31||Tampa, Florida|
|2018||No. 4 Alabama 26, No. 3 Georgia 23||Atlanta, Georgia|
|2019||No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16||Santa Clara, California|
|2020||No. 1 LSU 42, No. 3 Clemson 25||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|2021||No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 3 Ohio State 24||Miami Gardens, Florida|
|2022||No. 3 Georgia 33, No. 1 Alabama 18||
|2023||No. 1 Georgia 65, No. 2 TCU 7||Inglewood, California|
Future CFP national championship locations and dates
2025: Atlanta (Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia) - Jan. 20
2026: Miami (Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida) - Jan. 19