Ohio State's 2015 seniors on the cusp of 50 victories
The Buckeyes return home to The 'Shoe for Senior Day against the #9 Michigan State Spartans.
The Buckeyes travel to Piscataway, NJ for the first time to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on October 24, 2015.
Ohio State takes on Maryland in their Big Ten home opener on Homecoming weekend.
The Buckeyes travel to Bloomington for their Big Ten opener against the 4-0 Hoosiers.
Photos from No. 1 Ohio State's game with the Northern Illinois Huskies on September 19th, 2015.
2014 Season (Sophomore): Elliott had a fine regular season campaign, rushing for 1,182 yards and 10 touchdowns to earn honorable mention all-Big Ten honors in a league stacked with outstanding running backs ... and then he was a star among numerous stars in Ohio State's three-game run to win the College Football Playoff national championship with 696 yards rushing and eight touchdowns in the three games ... he rushed for a Big Ten championship game record 220 yards and scored two touchdowns, including a championship game record 81-yard rush, in Ohio State's 59-0 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game ... in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, he sparked the Buckeyes to a 42-35 win over No. 1 Alabama with 230 rushing yards and two touchdowns, including a Sugar Bowl and Ohio State bowl game-record 85-yard rush to cap the scoring and earn offensive MVP honors ... in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, he led an offensive charge with an Ohio State bowl game-record 246 rushing yards and four touchdowns in the 42-20 victory to again earn game offensive MVP honors ... he finished the season with 1,878 yards rushing, the second-highest single-season total in school history next to Eddie George's 1,927 yards in 1995 ... he also became the first Buckeye back ever to have consecutive 200-yard rushing games, a record that is current at three games ... topped 100 yards nine times and has a current streak of five consecutive 100-yard games ... scored at least one touchdown in the final five games of the season (11 total) ... a fine receiver out of the backfield, Elliott caught 28 passes for 228 yards ... became only the third Buckeye to top 2,000 all-purpose yards in a season with 2,114, trailing only the totals of Keith Byars (2,441 in 1984) and Eddie George (2,344 in 1995).
2013 Season (Freshman): Elliott saw backfield action in nine games and played in 11 as a true freshman playing behind second-round NFL Draft pick and Big Ten running back of the year Carlos Hyde ... he carried the football 30 times for 262 yards and an impressive 8.7 yards per carry average ... most of his work as a rusher came in the Florida A&M game when he rushed 14 times for 162 yards in a little more than one quarter and scored twice: off runs of 16 and 13 yards ... he had a season's long rush of 57 yards in the game ... Elliott also had three receptions for 23 yards and one score, with all of those stats coming in the Purdue game.
More on Ezekiel: Elliott was a consensus four-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) and one of the Top 100 prospects nationally with overall rankings of No. 47 by Scout, No. 70 by 247Sports, No. 84 by Rivals and No. 109 by ESPN ... also ranked fourth, ninth, 11th and 12th among running backs by 247Sports, Scout, ESPN and Rivals, respectively ... named to the U.S. Army All-American game ... the St. Louis Post-Dispatch offensive player of the year in 2012, Elliott put up huge statistics with 3,061 all-purpose yards and 50 touchdowns, including 2,155 rush yards and 40 rushing touchdowns for the 13-1 Class 3 state runner-up ... also had 16 receptions for 383 yards ... rushed for 1,802 yards and 34 touchdowns and caught 23 passes for 401 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... Burroughs, coached by Gus Frerotte, was state runner-up three consecutive years during Elliott's career ... Elliott's father, Stacy, and mother, Dawn, were each student-athletes at and are graduates of the University of Missouri with Stacy a football player and Dawn a member of the track and field team ... Elliott capped his high school career by winning four state championships at the Missouri Class 3 state championships in 2-1/2 hours (in the 100, 200, 110 high hurdles and 300 hurdles).
ELLIOTT'S RUSHING YARDS
ELLIOTT'S ALL-PURPOSE YARDS
ELLIOTT'S GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING
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Scarlet & Gray Super Sunday