No. 3 Ohio State 45, at No. 14 Oklahoma 24
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
Gaylord Family-Memorial Stadium
The win extends Ohio State’s road win streak to 19 games, thelongest active streak in the nation. Ohio State is undefeated,19-0, in true road games under head coach Urban Meyer. Urban Meyer is now 34-13 in his career vs. ranked teams,including 13-3 at Ohio State. Meyer is 57-5 in his career in gamesplayed in August/September. Meyer improves his career winningpercentage — .853 — which is the best among active coaches withat least 10 years of FBS coaching experience. Ohio State’s defensegave up its first touchdown of the season in the second quarter.J.T. Barrett completed 14 of 20 passes for 152 yards and fourtouchdowns, all to Noah Brown. Barrett now has 55 career TD passes, passingBraxton Miller (52) and Troy Smith (54) for third place on OhioState’s all-time list. The record is 57 by Bobby Hoying. Noah Brown tied the Ohio State record with four TD receptions.Dane Sanzenbacher (2010), Terry Glenn (1995) and Bob Grimes(1952) also had four in a game. Brown finished with five catchesfor 72 yards. Mike Weber recorded the second 100-yard game of his career with123 yards on 18 carries. Curtis Samuel nearly hit the century mark with 98 and atouchdown. Ohio State intercepted two more passes — Jerome Baker and Marshon Lattimore — to bring its season total to 9 through 3games. Baker returned his INT 68 yards for a score to bring OhioState’s “Pick 6” total to four on the season and tying the schoolrecord for most INTs returned for a TD in a season (`97 & `86).Ohio State’s defense surrendered its first touchdowns of the seasonSaturday, keeping opposing offenses out of the end zone for thefirst 9 quarters of the season. Ohio State is yet to allow arushing TD on the season. Chris Worley led Ohio State with a career-high 10 tackles onthe night. Punter Cameron Johnston dropped five punts inside the 20. As a result,Oklahoma started all of its possessions inside their own 35 yardline. Ohio State is 51-23 all-time in night games (those startingafter 5 p.m. local time), including records of 37-19 in road(25-10) or neutral (12-9) night games. Saturday was the thirdmeeting in the series between Ohio State and Oklahoma. The Buckeyesare now 2-1 vs. Oklahoma and 19-5-1 all-time against currentmembers of the Big 12 conference.