Oct. 9, 2011
Box Score |
#14/15 Nebraska (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) 34, Ohio State (3-3, 0-2 Big Ten) 27
Oct. 8, 2011
TEAM NOTES 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.
SERIES NOTES 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.
OFFENSIVE NOTES 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.
DEFENSIVE NOTES 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.
SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES Drew Basil finished 2-for-2 on FGs and has now made seven in a row on the season.