Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 6/17/13
By Jeff SvobodaBuckeyeSports.com Just about every Saturday during the fall, it wasnt hard to find pictures circulating on the internet showing empty college football stadiums across the United States. The attendance average for regular-season college football games dropped for the third straight year, with the average mark of 45,274 the lowest since 2003. Though the numbers arent falling precipitously non-neutral-site attendance dropped just 528 fans per game there does seem to be some reason to worry. Writers have pointed out just how easy it is to stay at home to watch football, especially with the economy still in recovery mode and high definition televisions offering replays from every angle and seemingly improving in picture quality by the day. Any downturn in attendance is a huge problem in college sports, as just about every athletic department is dependent on the gate receipts from football to provide much of its budget. At Ohio State, an eight-game home slate means at lea...
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