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Schedule & Results
ESPN NCAAF - Ohio State
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Youngstown State vs Ohio State (Sep 1, 2007)
No. 10 Ohio State Defeats Youngstown State, 38-6
Youngstown State (0-1) vs. Ohio State (1-0)
Date: Sep 1, 2007
Site: Columbus, Ohio
Stadium: Ohio Stadium
Akron vs #12 Ohio State (Sep 8, 2007 at Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State Smothers Akron, 20-2
Akron (1-1) vs. Ohio State (2-0)
Date: Sep 8, 2007
Site: Columbus, Ohio
Stadium: Ohio Stadium
yes but you were leading 3-2 at half
Can't say that the 3-2 halftime score thrilled me...but they pulled it out...overall, they dominated them as they should...but I'd like to have seen more from the offense.
a lot more offense and a lot less turnovers.
we may have two in the w column, but they are not comforting in any way.
this team needs to jive on the offense a lot more, they look out of synch.
good for you... you can read a box score!
it was not settling in any way that they had that hockey score at the half!
The team is finding their QB. I don't kow if this cat is it...the D will be fine. RB will be fine and the line should be fine-it's all about wheter of not this guy is a real quarterback
Ohio State vs Washington (Sep 15, 2007 at Seattle, WA)
Buckeyes Down Huskies, 33-14
Ohio State (3-0) vs. Washington (2-1)
Date: Sep 15, 2007 Site: Seattle, WA Stadium: Husky Stadium
the offense is finally looking functional.
We get it...we get it...you're round on the sides and hi in the middle. Good luck in Happy Valley this year.
even though i hate the buckeyes it was nice to see you guys prove that tyrone is absolute shit and that they are way overrated
I wish they'd play Notre Dame and prove that Charlie is absolute shit
we dont have to play the dame to do that.
Meatchicken did a pretty good job of proving just how low Notre Lame has gone.
What exactly has PSU proven this year? They beat up on Florida International. Beat up a sorry Domer team, and beat up a sorry Buffalo team.
It will be interesting to see how the Lions do against scUM this week. I think it will be a close game.
Ohio State vs Northwestern ~ 3:30 PM ET - Ohio Stadium - Columbus , OH
ESPN Buckeyes page
should be a Gametracker link at game time on the ESPN page.
the line is 23.5 but i can't imagine we'll cover that.
My prediction :
oh yeah... and so much for that 35-17 prediction... how did i know it was gonna be a massacre?
Northwestern 7 - Ohio State 58 : FINAL
that looked like a well put together game on both sides of the ball.
i was really happy with that performance (other than the kickoff td in the third)
Ohio State vs Minnesota (Sep 29, 2007 at Minneapolis, Minn.)
Ohio State Improves to 5-0, Defeats Minnesota 30-7
Ohio State (5-0,2-0) vs. Minnesota (1-4,0-2)
Date: Sep 29, 2007
Site: Minneapolis, Minn.
Ohio State vs. Purdue
Date: October 6th
TV: ABC and ESPN360
Ohio State 48 - Kent State 3 : Final
Buckeyes set punt-return record, cruise vs. Flashes Oct. 13, 2007
CBSSports.com wire reports
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Just like the last time they met, Ohio State hopes Kent State is a steppingstone to a national championship.
Brian Hartline returned a punt a school-record 90 yards and Donald Washington brought back an interception 70 yards to lead the third-ranked Buckeyes past the Golden Flashes 48-3 on Saturday.
It was the second meeting between the teams. The Buckeyes rolled 51-17 in 2002 on the way to a 14-0 record and their first national title since the 1968 season.
No. 1 Ohio State Loses, 28-21, to Illinois
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Illinois came into Ohio Stadium and did what no other team has been able to do all season: run its offense to perfection, limit Ohio State’s chances and capitalize on turnovers which all led to a 28-21 upset win over No. 1 Ohio State.
Quarterback Isiah “Juice” Williams led a 400-yard effort by the Illini with four touchdown passes – each one to a different receiver – and the Illini ground game struck for a season-high 260 yards against a defense that was allowing just 65 rushing yards per game.
Ohio State managed just 336 total yards. Todd Boeckman threw for 156 yards and three interceptions and the rushing attack scored three times, but was limited to 180 yards by an Illinois defense that was led by James Laurinaitis-like J Leman’s 17 tackles.
rest of story under spoiler tags
“This was a hard-fought football game like we knew it would be,” Jim Tressel, Ohio State coach, said. “Our hats are off to Illinois. They did the things they needed to do to win a tough battle. We didn’t do the things we needed to do. We’re extremely proud of our kids. They’ve done everything we’ve asked them to do this year. This stings. We’ve got to pick up and move forward.”
The day started in typical 2007 Ohio State fashion. Boeckman hit Brian Hartline for 65 yards down the right sideline on the game’s first play from scrimmage and Beanie Wells hammered over the left side and into the end zone from 11 yards for a 7-0 Ohio State lead.
Illinois served notice on its first series that this game was going to be anything but typical, though. On its second play, Danie Dufrene burst up the middle and gained 80 yards, setting up a Williams-to-Michael Hoomanawanui touchdown pass of 3 yards that tied the score at 7-all.
On this one rushing play, Illinois would gain more yards rushing than five teams – Akron (3), Northwestern (0), Purdue (4), Michigan State (59) and Wisconsin (12) – would combine to rush for all game against the Ohio State defense.
All seemed fine, though, after Boeckman engineered a 9-play, 76-yard drive on the Buckeyes’ second series that ended with Maurice Wells blowing through a hole on the right side, compliments of a Ben Person block, and bursting untouched for a 19-yard touchdown.
Two Ohio State series later, Illinois capitalized via the turnover. Dere Hicks intercepted Boeckman, giving Illinois the ball near midfield. Seven plays later, Williams hit Jacob Willis over the middle for 33-yards and a 14-all tie with three minutes remaining in the first quarter.
In the first 11 minutes of the game, Illinois had scored as many touchdowns against the Ohio State defense as six previous opponents in Ohio Stadium had combined to score.
Neither team got anything going offensively in the second quarter until Illinois went for it on 4th-and-1 from its own 43. Rashard Mendenhall picked up 25 yards over the right tackle and four plays later the Illini were in the end zone. Williams hit a wide-open Brian Gamble for his third touchdown pass of the game and a 21-14 lead going into intermission.
Boeckman led the Buckeyes to a first-and-goal at the Illinois 9 on the first series of the second half. But the drive ended as Boeckman, scrambling out of a swarm of harassing defenders, created space and fired a pass into the end zone that was tipped by an Illini before being intercepted by Antonio Steele.
From there, Williams marched his team 80-yards for a touchdown – a 31-yard Williams-to-Marque Wilkins strike – and the Buckeyes were in trouble.
Trailing 28-14, Ohio State went back to Beanie Wells and the sophomore delivered. He capped a 76-yard touchdown drive with a 17-yard touchdown run to bring Ohio State to within 7. He would finish with 76 yards rushing.
Illinois ran 6:11 off the clock on its next series before finally punting.
Ohio Sate took over with 9:23 to play, but a third Boeckman interception gave the ball back to Illinois at its own 24 with 8:09 to play. The Illini held the ball for the rest of the game, running 16 plays and converting four third down plays and one fourth down conversion to run the clock out.
End of game. And end of record winning streaks of 28 regular season games and 20 Big Ten Conference games for Ohio State.
GAME NOTES :
Illinois (8-3, 5-2 Big Ten) 28,
Ohio State (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten) 21
Ohio Stadium : Columbus, Ohio
Nov. 10, 2007
• Ohio State’s school-record regular-season winning streak ended at 28. The Buckeyes’ last lost in a regular-season contest was at Penn State, 17-10, Oct. 8, 2005.
• The Buckeyes had their school and Big Ten record of consecutive Big Ten Conference games won stopped at 20. The streak dated to the 17-10 loss at Penn State Oct. 8, 2005.
• Ohio State is now 67-10-1 when ranked No. 1 in the country. Overall, the Buckeyes are 412-125-14 as a Top 25 team.
• The Buckeyes boast an all-time record of 379-105-20 in Ohio Stadium. Ohio State’s home winning streak was ended at 18. The team’s last home loss was to Texas Sept. 25, 2005 (25-22). Ohio State’s all-time record in Columbus is 522-152-35 in 709 games. Ohio State is 32-3 during the last five seasons at Ohio Stadium.
• Jim Tressel’s record with the Buckeyes now is 72-15 and his career record is 207-72-2.
• Ohio State now is 797-302-53 in its 118th season of play. The win total ranks fifth all-time in college football.
• The Buckeyes have scored at least one touchdown in 137-consecutive games.
• In the month of November, the Buckeyes are 281-132-19 all-time and 178-78-11 at home.
Well, that sucks for you. I honestly wanted OSU to be ranked number 1 for next week's game. This week meant absolutely nothing to Michigan, so I don't really care about it, but I was definitely torn on the loss by the Bucks.
Next week is for the Big 10 outright.