NORMAN, Okla.– The Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Oklahoma Sooners, 45-24, early Sunday morning.
Curtis Samuel put the Buckeyes on the board with a 36-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Then outside linebacker Jerome Baker picked off Sooners’ quarterback Baker Mayfield and ran it back 68 yards for the TD.
Oklahoma returned a kickoff, making the score 14-7 to end the first quarter.
The Buckeyes defense later gave up its first touchdown on the season. But J.T. Barrett answered and three three TD passes to Noah Brown.
In the third quarter, Brown caught another TD in spectacular fashion. His fourth touchdown of the night tied school record and made the score 42-17.
The game was originally set to begin at 7:30 p.m., but was pushed back to 9:10 p.m. because of a wave of severe weather in Norman, Oklahoma.