OSU v. Miami: Offensive Analysis by Ross F.
Remembrance of Things Past
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Ohio State defensive end Nathan Williams missed last week's game against Toledo and may be out the next two weeks, as well, due to recent arthroscopic surgery.
I expect D'Onofrio to play a Cover 3 shell and rely on his athletic front four for pressure. This should be welcome news for Joe Bauserman, who has trouble throwing against tight man coverage, but it will limit Ohio State's vertical passing and big play potential, leading to a low-scoring, conservative, perhaps even boring offensive game.
Ohio State scraped out a close victory against Toledo last Saturday, even trailing at one point in the second half, creating much consternation amongst Buckeye faithful, who wondered why true freshman quarterback Braxton Miller spent the entire game on the bench, despite significant struggles from redshirt senior Joe Bauserman.
|12:47 left: Miami-Florida Touchdown - 3-yard pass from Jacory Harris to Allen Hurns. (Jake Wieclaw extra point is good).|
|5:12 left: Miami-Florida Touchdown - 3-yard pass from Jacory Harris to Allen Hurns. (Jake Wieclaw extra point is good).|
|6:28 left: Ohio State Field Goal - 22-yarder by Drew Basil.|
|3:40 left: Ohio State Field Goal - 24-yarder by Drew Basil.|
|0:00 left: Miami-Florida Field Goal - 25-yarder by Jake Wieclaw.|
|0:33 left: Miami-Florida Touchdown - 1-yard run by Mike James. (Jake Wieclaw extra point is good).|
|Team statistics||Ohio St.||Miami|
|Time of Possession||25:30||34:30|
|Punt Return Yards||32||24|