Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell (24) runs against the Ohio State defense during the first quarter. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Michigan State running back Nick Hill (20) is brought down by Ohio State defensive back Zach Domicone, left, during the first quarter. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Michigan State's Keith Mumphrey (25) is knocked off his feet by Ohio State's Rod Smith after missing a pass during the second quarter. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (5) avoids a tackle attempt by Michigan State safety Isaiah Lewis (9) during the first quarter. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller (5) runs to the outside against Michigan State Spartans defense during the 1st quarter of the NCAA college football game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 29, 2012. (Dispatch photo by Kyle Robertson)
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer and Luke Fickell yells at a referee  during the 1st quarter against Michigan State Spartans in the NCAA college football game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 29, 2012. (Dispatch photo by Kyle Robertson)
Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Bradley Roby (1) celebrates his blocked punt with Ohio State Buckeyes defensive lineman Nathan Williams (43) and Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Orhian Johnson (19) during the 2nd quarter against Michigan State Spartans in the NCAA college football game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 29, 2012. (Dispatch photo by Kyle Robertson)
Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Etienne Sabino (6) tackles Michigan State Spartans running back Le'Veon Bell (24) during the 2nd quarter of the NCAA college football game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 29, 2012. (Dispatch photo by Kyle Robertson)
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer celebrates the 17-16 win over Michigan State Spartans in the NCAA college football game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 29, 2012. (Dispatch photo by Kyle Robertson)
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer and Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller (5) celebrate their 17-16 win over Michigan State Spartans while singing Carmen Ohio in the NCAA college football game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 29, 2012. (Dispatch photo by Kyle Robertson)
Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back C.J. Barnett (4)and Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Joshua Perry (37) wait to recover the ball in the  first quarter of their game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on September 29, 2012. (Columbus Dispatch photo by Brooke LaValley)
Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Bradley Roby (1) celebrates his tackle causing a fourth down in the second quarter of their game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on September 29, 2012. (Columbus Dispatch photo by Brooke LaValley)
Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Bradley Roby (1) blocks a kick by Michigan State Spartans punter Mike Sadler (3) in the second quarter of their game at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on September 29, 2012. (Columbus Dispatch photo by Brooke LaValley)
Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Devin Smith (15) celebrates his touchdown in the third quarter of their game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan on September 29, 2012. (Columbus Dispatch photo by Brooke LaValley)