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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

TEAM NOTES

The Buckeyes are (3-1) this season when leading at thehalf.
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) afterwinning both contests in 1955 and 1956 in Columbus.

OFFENSIVE NOTES

Ohio State went 2-of-2 in the red zone against Nebraska and isnow 16 of 19 on the season. The only three times Ohio State hasfailed to score inside the red zone was on a fumble and on twoend-of-game possessions to run out the clock against Akron andColorado.
Corey “Philly” Brown hauled in a career-long 27-yard reception inthe third quarter.
Braxton Miller rushed 10 times for 91 yards before leaving thegame in the third quarter. He also had a career-long 24-yard run inthe first quarter.
Jake Stoneburner hauled in a career-long 32-yard TD receptionin the first quarter.
Carlos Hyde’s 63-yard TD run in the second quarter was a careerlong and Ohio State’s longest play from scrimmage this season. Hydefinished with a career high 104 yards on 13 carries and 2TDs.
Carlos Hyde’s 104 yards rushing represented Ohio State’s first100-yard rusher this season.

DEFENSIVE NOTES

MichaelBennett recorded his second sack of the season in the secondquarter.
Orhian Johnson recorded his first INT of the season and thesecond of his career late in the second quarter, setting up a35-yard field goal by Drew Basil going into halftime.
C.J. Barnett recorded a career-high 10 tackles.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES

DrewBasil finished 2-for-2 on FGs and has now made seven in a rowon the season.