After an embarrassing performance in Iowa last week, the Buckeyes made quite a statement Saturday afternoon. Back at Ohio Stadium, Ohio State scored early and often on their way to a 48-3 rout over No. 12 Michigan State. Whether it was the offense or the defense, both sides of the ball dominated for the scarlet and gray.
Like the past few games, Ohio State had plenty of good and very little bad and ugly for this past weekend’s demolition over Maryland. The Buckeyes had just one non-good part of the game, but that one thing is very concerning moving forward.
Much like they have since their game against Rutgers last weekend, Ohio State scored early and often and took control of the game from the start to dominate Maryland, 62-14. The offense and defense had arguably their best games of the season.
When a team dominates (and shuts out) a team in a 56-0 win, it’s hard to find anything bad during the game. With that said, we take a closer look at the box score and look at all the good things that Ohio State did Saturday night at Rutgers.
Both Ohio State offense and defense made it look easy in their 56-0 win over Rutgers. Whether it was through the air or on the ground, the Buckeyes offense dominated on their way to scoring 56 points. Also, for the second time in as many years, the Silver Bullets shutout Rutgers.
Saturday afternoon’s game wasn’t supposed to be close, but it also wasn’t supposed to be that big of a blowout either. Whether it was quarterback J.T. Barrett, H-back Curtis Samuel, or any of the other number of touchdown scorers, the Ohio State Buckeyes scored early and often in their 62-3 blowout win over the Maryland