OSU Football Tradition 102 – The Skull Session

The Skull Session is a huge part of the game day experience on the Ohio State University Campus. It is an event that involves the team, the band and the fans. Fans pack St John’s arena every game day about 2 hours before the game. The band plays the fight songs getting the crowd hyped up. Coach will speak essentially giving a pep talk to the team and fans. And then as the players leave the arena they being the walk to the stadium to get ready for the game.

  • Started as the band’s warm-up routine.
  • Rounghly attended by average of 10,000 fans.
  • Coach Tressel began the tradition of bringing the team to the Skull Session in 2001.
  • Coach Tressel and a senior will speak to the crown at each Skull Session
  • At the conclusion, the team walks to the stadium and down the ramp, onto the locker room to being that game’s preperation.
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One Response

  1. My son and husband are going to the Navy game this year, 2009. How do they gain access to the Skull Session?

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