Ohio State’s 44 points vs. Penn State last Saturday was the fewest points vs. a Big Ten team this year, but it was the seventh consecutive game with at least 40 points for Ohio State on Saturday at Penn State, and that’s a new Big Ten record per the BTN.
C.J. Stroud was near flawless vs. PSU, completing 78.7 pct. of his passes – 26 of 33 for 354 – with three fourth quarter TD drives along with six first down completions and a decisive TD pass to Cade Stover.
Ohio State has scored 20-or-more points in 69 consecutive games to tie Oklahoma for the FBS record. (Source: BTN). Ohio State’s last game without scoring at least 20 points came in the 2017 season: a 31- 16 loss to Oklahoma at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State’s defense has forced 10 opponent turnovers the past two games (6 INTs and 4 FF/FRs): six vs. Iowa; four vs. Penn State. The Buckeyes are T7th nationally with a turnover margin of 1.12.
LB Tommy Eichenberg ranks No. 4 in the Big Ten Conference with 72 total tackles and 9.0 per game. He’s No. 2 in the Big Ten with 43 solo stops.