Ohio State is on the road for a second consecutive week as it travels to Evanston, Ill., to take on the Northwestern Wildcats in a game that will kick off at 11 a.m. CT/12 noon ET.
No. 2 Ohio State at Northwesten • Saturday, Nov. 5 • When: Noon ET • Where: Ryan Field • TV: ABC
• Radio: 97.1 The Fan
It 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.
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’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.