Jan. 2, 2014
Ten years ago today, Ohio State won its second-consecutive Fiesta Bowl by defeating Kansas State, 35-28. It was the final game in Scarlet and Gray for senior captains Craig Krenzel and Michael Jenkins.
Krenzel was named the game's Most Valuable Player for the second straight year, throwing for 189 yards and a career-high four touchdowns. He also earned MVP honors in the Buckeyes' double-overtime victory againist Miami in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl.
The game was a milestone day for Jenkins. Catching five passes for 96 yards and two scores, the receiver passed David Boston as OSU's career receiving-yards leader. He bettered the previous mark by 33 yards, finishing his collegiate career with 2,898.
Freshman receiver Santonio Holmes caught the other two touchdown tosses from Krenzel, who finished his career 24-3 as the Buckeyes' starting quarterback.