Ohio State Game Notes vs. Nebraska

Oct. 9, 2011

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#14/15 Nebraska (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) 34, Ohio State (3-3, 0-2 Big Ten) 27
Memorial Stadium
Lincoln, Neb.
Oct. 8, 2011
Attendance: 85,426


  • The Buckeyes are (3-1) this season when leading at the half.
  • Ohio State is 61-33-5 all-time in Big Ten road openers.


  • Ohio State played its first game in Lincoln Saturday.
  • The Buckeyes lead the all-time series with Nebraska (2-1) after winning both contests in 1955 and 1956 in Columbus.


  • Ohio State went 2-of-2 in the red zone against Nebraska and is now 16 of 19 on the season. The only three times Ohio State has failed to score inside the red zone was on a fumble and on two end-of-game possessions to run out the clock against Akron and Colorado.
  • Corey "Philly" Brown hauled in a career-long 27-yard reception in the third quarter.
  • Braxton Miller rushed 10 times for 91 yards before leaving the game in the third quarter. He also had a career-long 24-yard run in the first quarter.
  • Jake Stoneburner hauled in a career-long 32-yard TD reception in the first quarter.
  • Carlos Hyde's 63-yard TD run in the second quarter was a career long and Ohio State's longest play from scrimmage this season. Hyde finished with a career high 104 yards on 13 carries and 2 TDs.
  • Carlos Hyde's 104 yards rushing represented Ohio State's first 100-yard rusher this season.


  • Michael Bennett recorded his second sack of the season in the second quarter.
  • Orhian Johnson recorded his first INT of the season and the second of his career late in the second quarter, setting up a 35-yard field goal by Drew Basil going into halftime.
  • C.J. Barnett recorded a career-high 10 tackles.


  • Drew Basil finished 2-for-2 on FGs and has now made seven in a row on the season.