Nov. 26, 2016
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No. 2 Ohio State 30, No. 3 Michigan 27 (2OT)
Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer improved to 165-28 in his career, continuing tohold the highest winning percentage among active coaches with atleast 10 years of FBS coaching experience at .855. The attendanceof 110,045 broke the Ohio Stadium attendance record previously setat 108,975 against Michigan State Nov. 21, 2015. The game went toovertime for the first time in 113 meetings between Ohio State andMichigan. Ohio State improved to 10-2 when trailing at the halfunder Meyer. Meyer is 19-1 in the month of November at Ohio Stateand 5-0 vs. Michigan at Ohio State. Meyer improved to a perfect 8-0in his career in overtime games. Ohio State won itsfifth-consecutive game against the Wolverines, one shy of theschool record of six-consecutive wins against Michigan from2004-2009. Malik Hooker’s 16-yard interception return for atouchdown in the second quarter was his program-record third of theseason and third of his career. Neal Colzie previously held theseason record with two interception returns for touchdowns in 1973while Hooker and Colzie tied nine other Buckeyes for the careerrecord. The interception return for a touchdown was the Buckeyes’seventh of the season, marking the most nationally. J.T. Barrett’sthird-quarter interception was his first since the third quarter ofthe Buckeyes’ game at Wisconsin, marking 207 passes thrown withoutan interception. Mike Weber’s one-yard touchdown run in the thirdquarter marked his team-high ninth rushing score of the year.Barrett later tied him with a seven-yard touchdown run for hiseighth rushing touchdown of the year. Jerome Baker recorded a career-high 15 tackles while Chris Worley tallied a career-best 11 stops. Raekwon McMillan tied his career high with 16 tackles.