Gophers vs. Ohio State: How to watch on FOX 9

The Minnesota Gophers kick off their season at home with a bang against No. 4 Ohio State.

Huntington Bank Stadium ready to roar for a full capacity game day crowd and FOX 9 is your one-stop station for coverage from pre-game to postgame. Team officials announced Thursday morning that the game is officially a sellout, which would be the third straight for the Gophers dating back to the 2019 season. The Penn State and Wisconsin games were also played in front of capacity crowds.

Minnesota-Ohio State: Game time, pregame, streaming info

3 p.m. - Streaming coverage begins on 

5 p.m. - FOX 9 Gopher Pregame Show starts on FOX 9 and 

7 p.m. - Kickoff for Minnesota vs. Ohio State on FOX 9. Streaming on the FOX Sports app. 

End of game - FOX 9 Gopher Postgame Show on FOX 9

The match-up

Last season the Ohio State Buckeyes won the Big Ten conference, but ultimately lost he national championship to Alabama. Starting the 2021 season ranked no. 4, the Buckeyes are expected to be championship contenders again.

The Gophers are 14-point underdogs, but with the crowd and the reigning Big Ten Running Back of the Year on their side Minnesota may have some tricks up their sleeves. Here are five keys to the game to pull off the big upset.