Oct. 15, 2017
No. 9 Ohio State 56, Nebraska 14
Memorial Stadium; Lincoln, Neb. | Attendance: 89,346
Ohio State: 6-1, 4-0; Nebraska: 3-4, 2-2
The Buckeyes won their 892nd game in program history, tying itwith Nebraska for fourth in all-time victories.
TOP FIVE WINNINGST PROGRAMS
1. Michigan (940 wins)
2. Notre Dame (901 wins)
3. Texas (894 wins)
4. Ohio State & Nebraska (892 wins)
Ohio State has won a Big Ten record 500th conference game withits 56-14 win over Nebraska. Ohio State actually has joinedMichigan with 500 Big Ten Conference wins with teams accomplishingthe feat today. Ohio State now has an all-time Big Ten record of500-173-24 in its 105th season for a winning pct. of .734.Michigan’s 27-20 OT win over Indiana gives it a 500-203-18conference mark for a winning pct. of .706 in this, its 111thseason of Big Ten play. J.T. Barrett is now tied for seventh in Ohio State history with35 rushing touchdowns. Tim Spencer is sixth with 36 and Carlos Hyde is fifth with 37 rushing TDs. Barrett has climbedinto 24th place in NCAA history with 2,824 career rushing yards. Hepassed BYU’s Taysom Hill and Kansas State’s Ell Roberson tonightagainst Nebraska. Next on the list at No. 23: Florida’s Tim Tebowwith 2,947 career rushing yards. J.K. Dobbins’ 52-yard touchdownrun in the first quarter matched his career long run. He also had a52-yard TD run versus Army. Dobbins also finished with 100 yards ormore rushing for the third time this season. The Buckeyes’ openingdrive that covered 94 yards was the team’s third 90-yard or morescoring drive this season. Additionally, each of Ohio State’s firstthree TD drives covered at least 80 yards. Kicker Sean Nuernberger established a new Big Ten record with his142nd consecutive extra point made. In the last two weeks, OhioState has outgained its opponents (Maryland and Nebraska) 390-35 inthe opening quarter. Ohio State set a school record with its fifthconsecutive game of 500 or more yards of total offense. TheBuckeyes set a record for the most first downs by a Nebraskaopponent with 35. The previous record belonged to Wyoming (2013)and Kansas (2007) with 34 each. Ohio State reached the 50-pointmark for the fourth consecutive game, tying a school record set in2014. It was the 23rd time in the Urban Meyer-era Ohio Statereached 50 points. QB J.T. Barrett accounted for seven touchdowns (five passing, tworushing), tying the single-game school record. The 56 points scoredby Ohio State was the most-ever allowed by Nebraska against aconference opponent at Memorial Stadium.