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OHIO STATE FOOTBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Ohio State holds the nation’s longest winning streak at 19games, tied for the second-longest in school history (2005-06,2002-03). The longest is 22 games from 1967-69.
Urban Meyer’s teams are 35-2 overall with more than a week toprepare for an opponent.
Corey Brown’s 58-yard touchdown reception from Braxton Miller in the second quarter marked the longest catchof his career.
Carlos Hyde’s 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter was thefirst rushing touchdown allowed by Iowa this season.
Devin Smith’s 14-yard touchdown reception in the third quartermarked the 16th of his career, tying him for eighth on the OhioState career list.
Smith tied his career high with seven receptions against theHawkeyes, totaling 72 yards.
Hyde’s 149-yard rushing performance marked the eighth 100-yard gameof his career and his second in a row after rushing for 168 vs.Northwestern.
Jeff Heuerman caught a career-high five passes against theHawkeyes.
Miller tallied 324 yards of total offense against Iowa. The gamemarked his Ohio State record seventh time tallying over 300 yardsof total offense in a game. Miller was tied with Joe Germaine forfirst in program history heading into the game.
Miller connected on 22 of 27 pass attempts for 222 yards, a careerhigh for completions in a game. Miller now has back-to-back200-plus yard throwing games.
Miller, already Ohio State’s record leader for 100-yard rushinggames by a quarterback, had the 10th 100-yard rushing game of hiscareer after finishing the game with 102 yards on 18 carries.
Hyde and Miller each rushed for more than 100 yards, the first timeOhio State had two backs with 100 yard games since last year vs.Indiana. The same duo combined to each rush for 100 yards againstboth Nebraska and Indiana last year. All-time, 39 tandems haverushed for 100 yards each in a game (six times since 2000).
Ohio State did not punt vs. the Hawkeyes, the first time the teamdid not punt in a game since Aug. 30, 2008 vs. YoungstownState.
Miller moved into fifth place on the Ohio State career totaloffense list with 6,350 yards, passing Joe Germaine (6,094) andGreg Frey (6,098). Steve Bellisari is next (6,496) in fourthplace.
Ohio State is yet to allow a 100-yard rusher this year.
Ryan Shazier led the Buckeyes with nine total tackles, followedby Curtis Grant with eight. Armani Reeves had a career-best six tackles, passing the fivehe had vs. San Diego State earlier this year.
The Buckeyes have scored 30 or more points in each game this year.The squad entered the year sixth in the NCAA averaging 46.8 pointsa game.
MacGregor Obergfell was named Ohio State Homecoming King and JordanEdelheit Homecoming Queen prior to Saturday’s game.

IOWA POSTGAME NOTES

The Iowa football team fell to Ohio State, 34-24, today insideOhio Stadium. The loss was Iowa’s first against a top 5 team in itslast four tries. The Hawkeyes had previously won its last threemeetings against teams ranked in the top 5 (W, 24-23 vs. #3 PennState in 2008; W, 21-10 at #4 Penn State in 2009; W, 37-6 vs. #5Michigan State in 2010). The Hawkeyes scored a touchdown on theiropening drive for the first time this season. It was also the firsttime Ohio State allowed a touchdown on its opponent’s openingdrive.

  • -Iowa marched 80 yards on 12 plays in 5:37. QB Jake Rudock was 5-for-5 for 50 yards. -All five Rudock passes were completed to tight ends, including a 2-yard touchdown pass to TE C.J. Fiedorowicz.

TE Jake Duzey had 24 receiving yards on Iowa’s scoring drive,and finished the game with a career-high six catches for acareer-best 138 yards, including an 85-yard touchdown reception inthe third quarter, the first touchdown reception of his career.

  • -Duzey matched his career high with three catches on Iowa’s opening drive of the game. -Duzey is Iowa’s first 100-yard receiver since Kevonte Martin-Manley caught 5 pass for 101 yards against Northern Iowa on Sept. 15, 2012 (span of 16 games). -His 138 receiving yards are the most by a Hawkeye since Marvin McNutt has 151 yards on nine catches vs. Purdue in 2011. -Duzey entered the game with four catches for 31 yards this season.

QB Jake Rudock finished the game with a career-high threetouchdown passes. Rudock was 19-34 for 245 yards and oneinterception.

  • -Rudock has 11 touchdown passes this season, including six for 20-plus yards. -Rudock completed his first eight passes of the game, all to tight ends (Fiedorowicz 4, Duzey 3, Kittle 1). -Rudock’s 85-yard touchdown pass to TE Jake Duzey is the ninth longest touchdown pass in school history, and the second-longest touchdown reception by an Iowa tight end (Dallas Clark, 95 yards vs. Purdue in 2002).

CB Desmond King recorded a career-best 12 tackles. Kingentered the contest averaging 7.5 tackles per game in Big Tengames, more than any other Big Ten freshman. DE Mike Hardy (9) andDE Nate Meier (2) also recorded career bests in tackles. DT CarlDavis tied his career high with four stops. Iowa outscored OhioState 10-3 in the first quarter. It was the first time this seasonOhio State has been outscored in the first quarter. The Iowadefense allowed a 100-yard rusher for the first time this season.RB Carlos Hyde rushed for 149 yards on 24 carries. QB Braxton Miller rushed 18 times for 102 yards. Ohio State scoredthree points in the first quarter, snapping Iowa’s streak of fiveconsecutive games holding its opponent without a first-quarterscore. Ohio State’s field goal on its opening possession marked thetime an Iowa opponent scored on its opening possession. Iowa’s15-play scoring drive in the second quarter tied for Iowa’s longesttouchdown drive of the season (Iowa State). The Hawkeyes went 69yards in 6:31, scoring on a QB Jake Rudock touchdown pass to WRKevonte Martin-Manley. Iowa was 7-of-9 on third down in the firsthalf. The Hawkeyes are the only team this season to convert sevenor more third downs against Ohio State. In Iowa’s last two meetingsvs. Ohio State, the Hawkeyes have held a halftime lead. Iowa ledOhio State 17-10 after the first half today, and led 7-3 at thehalf in 2010 (L, 20-17). The Hawkeyes rushed for 101 yards in thefirst half. Ohio State entered the day allowing 86.2 rushing yardsper game. Iowa finished the day with 130 yards rushing. Iowa scoredon its first three possessions today.

  • -1st quarter, 9:23, Fiedorowicz 2-yard pass from Rudock
    -1st quarter, 0:07, Mike Meyer 28-yard field goal
    -2nd quarter, 7:21, Martin-Manley 6-yard pass from Rudock

RB Carlos Hyde’s 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter was thefirst rushing touchdown allowed by Iowa this season. Iowa’sopponents had carried the ball 215 times since the Hawkeyes lastsurrendered a rushing touchdown. Prior to Hyde’s’ touchdown, thelast Hawkeye opponent to rush for a touchdown was Nebraska’s RexBurkhead. Today’s attendance was 105, 264, the 19th largest crowdfor an Iowa football game. K Mike Meyer kicked a 28-yard field goalin the first quarter, his 54th career field goal, tying RobHoughtlin for second all-time. Meyer was successful on three PATattempts, increasing his streak to 105 consecutive PATs, thefourth-longest active streak in the nation and fifth best all-timein the Big Ten. TE C.J. Fiedorowicz caught four passes today toextend his streak of consecutive games with a reception to 25.Fiedorowicz has 74 catches for 695 yards over the last 25 games,and has caught all seven career touchdowns during the streak. LBJames Morris recorded 12 tackles against Ohio State to raise hiscareer total to 348, tying Bob Sanders for ninth on the school’sall-time tackles list. Morris now has 17 career games withdouble-digit tackles. Iowa lost the turnover battle for the thirdtime this season. The Hawkeyes are 0-3 in those games (NorthernIllinois (Northern Illinois, -2; Michigan State, -1, at Ohio State,-1). Iowa is 4-0 when winning turnover margin. The Hawkeyes haveconverted on 106 consecutive PATs without a miss or block, and 37consecutive games without a missed or blocked PAT, theseventh-longest streak of any school in the nation. Instant replaywas used 1 time today.

  • -Dontre Wilson 8-yard rush, spot was reviewed by officials. Further review indicated a gain of six, negated a first down.

Ohio State won the toss and elected to defer to the secondhalf. Iowa has started the game on offense in 147-of-181 gamesunder Kirk Ferentz, including four times this season. The Hawkeyesstarted on offense against Northern Illinois (L, 30-27), atMinnesota (W, 23-7), against Michigan State (L, 26-14) and at OhioState (L, 34-24). Iowa returns home Saturday, Oct. 26 to hostNorthwester at 11 a.m. inside Kinnick Stadium.