Ohio State will host its first night game of the season Saturday when it welcomes in Akron to Ohio Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
Ohio State defeated Tulsa, 41-20, last Saturday for its 11th consecutive win after a loss. Ohio State has not lost back-to-back games since the 2013 season.
True freshman RB TreVeyon Henderson powered, skirted, scooted, deked and raced to an Ohio State frosh record 277 yards rushing vs. Tulsa, including touchdown runs of 5, 48 and 52 yards. (He also has a 70-yard TD reception vs. Minnesota). The 277 yards in a single game is topped only by Trey Sermon (331 vs. NU in 2020) and Eddie George (314 vs. Illinois in 1995).
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#10 Ohio State vs. Akron • Saturday, Sept. 25 • When: 7:30 p.m. • Where: Ohio Stadium • TV: Big Ten Network • Radio: 97.1 The Fan
WHAT’S ON TAP FOR SATURDAY
THIS AND THAT ON THE BUCKEYES
BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK X3
AND SPEAKING OF BIG PLAYS…
Years since another Ohio school last defeated Ohio State on the gridiron. Oberlin was the last to do it, winning, 7-6, in front of 9,000 at Ohio Field on Oct. 8, 2021.
Total number of freshmen – redshirt and true – who have played in all three games so far, including three-game starters in Stroud and Burke.
Jesse Mirco has had five of his last six punts downed I20: Oregon-1, O-1, O-22, Tulsa-16, T-19, T-18.
Since 2018, Ohio State has scored 40 or more points in 61.5 percent of its games (24 of 39), fourth best in the country.