Ohio State remains undefeated in Big Ten play and overall, defeating the Penn State Nittany Lions 35-23 in Beaver Stadium to move to 9-0 and 5-0 in the Big Ten . Buckeye quarterback Braxton Miller led the team with his legs as well as his throwing arm. The sophomore rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries, and threw for 143 yards and another touchdown as well. Jake Stoneburner was Miller's favorite receiver, collecting 86 yards receiving and a touchdown while Carlos Hyde chipped in 55 yards rushing and one touchdown.
Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin had a strong day through the air, picking up 327 yards while completing 27 of his 45 pass attempts. McGloin tossed two touchdowns, but had an interception as well. Freshman tight end Kyle Carter had seven receptions for 77 yards and one touchdown, while Brandon Moseby-Felder caught four passes for 70 yards.
Box Score Hero: Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, who racked up 277 total yards and three touchdowns.
Rankings Ramifications: The Buckeyes picked up a solid road win, and should rise one or two spots in the AP rankings.
But Did They Cover?: Ohio State was a 1-point favorite over Penn State, and they covered the spread.
For More On This Game:
For more on Buckeyes football, visit Ohio State blog Land-Grant Holy Land, plus Big Ten blog Off Tackle Empire and SB Nation Cleveland. For more on Nittany Lions football, visit Penn State blog Black Shoe Diaries, plus SB Nation Pittsburgh and SB Nation Philly.
Next Week's Schedule:
Ohio State - vs Illinois
Penn State - at Purdue