The football game so big that it is simply known as The Game. was first played in October 1897. Since that first game these two big-time rivals have faced each other over 118 times. The quality of each team, their long history and the intensity of this game insures it is a "sell out" every season. Fans looking to purchase tickets for The Game will likely spend around $500 per ticket for a "get in". Premium seats for the game can range from $700-950 to sit on the lower-level side field.
Michigan vs Ohio State is the top rivalry game in college football. Bragging rights are on the line, but the Buckeyes vs Wolverines winner also is in great position to play in the Big Ten Championship Game and possibly the College Football Playoff. Whether the game is in Columbus at the Horseshoe (Ohio Stadium) or in Ann Arbor at the Big House (Michigan Stadium) there will be an electricity in the air rarely found at other college football games.
Big Ten Rivalry Games
The Big Ten has a number of top rivalry games. None are as massive as The Game, but these below are other ones worth attending: