All Of The Lights: A History Of Night Games At The ‘Shoe
When the Ohio State Buckeyes host the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, it will not only be Nebraska’s first trip to Ohio Stadium in 56 years, but it will also be just the 12th night game played at the venue.
The stadium has no permanent lighting fixtures, meaning temporary ones have to be installed for each night matchup. However, the Buckeyes will host be hosting a game after dark for the fifth straight year, and three of their previous night games have produced record attendance at the ‘Shoe.
Here is a quick look back at the first 11 primetime match-ups in the stadium’s long history: