No. 3 Ohio State returns to Ohio Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. game Saturday against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, coached by former Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano (2016-18).
No. 3 Ohio State vs. Rutgers • Sat., Nov. 7 • When: 7:30 p.m. • Where: Ohio Stadium • TV: Big Ten Network • Radio: 97.1 The Fan
UNDER THE LIGHTS
Defensive tackle Tommy Togiai recorded a career-best three QB sacks vs. Penn State (-13 yards) and he also led the team with a career-best seven total tackles. He was one half sack away from tying the program record for sacks in a game by a defensive tackle (3.5 by David Thompson
vs. Illinois in 2002).
Justin Fields has accounted for as many TDs (seven) as he has thrown incompletions during a hot start that has seen him go 20-21 vs. Nebraska and 28-34 vs. PSU.
Ohio State has tied Notre Dame (1941-49) for consecutive road wins over Associated Press ranked teams: 10. Ohio State’s streak started in 2012.
Ohio State has 12 consecutive Big Ten Conference regular season wins by double figure margins with 10 of those victories by 23 or more points.