The Ohio State Buckeyes arrived in New Orleans, LA on Saturday the 27th to prepare for the game against Alabama January 1st. The 72,500 seat Mercedes-Benz Superdome is sold out.
The Buckeyes started working out on Friday after taking a few days off for the holidays. They chartered a plane down to New Orleans. After they arrived they had a team meeting and dinner.
Sunday they practiced at the Superdome then went by bus to Tulane University to lift. A press event followed.
Monday morning they had a two-hour practice session. They practiced as if it was a typical Wednesday. Media were welcomed to the practice session.
Today, Tuesday, is media day for both teams at the Superdome. The team will practice from 11:45-2:00 pm and then at 4:00 pm some of the players will visit pediatric patients at the Oschner Hospital.