COLUMBUS — Ohio State tops Rutgers 52-3 for a milestone victory.
Ohio State kicked off their first Big Ten Conference game of the season against Rutgers in the Horsehoe at 3:30 p.m.
The Buckeyes led Rutgers 7-0 after quarterback Dwayne Haskins completed a 38 yard pass to wide receiver Johnnie Dixon for the first touchdown of the game.
Ohio State maintained their lead in the first quarter as Haskins passed to wide receiver Parriss Campbell for a 16 yard touchdown.
Ohio State tight end Luke Farrell scored a 9 yard touchdown after receiving a pass from Haskins. The Buckeyes scored first in the second quarter and continued to lead the Scarlet Knights 21-0.
The Buckeyes were up four touchdowns after quarterback Tate Martel completed his first collegiate touchdown pass to wide receiver Terry McLaurin for score in the second quarter. Ohio State led Rutgers 28-0.
With 5 minutes to play in the second quarter, running back J.K. Dobbins scored a touchdown on a two yard run.
The Buckeyes maintained their lead against Rutgers 35-0 at halftime.
The Buckeyes were first to put points on the board in the second half. Haskins sent a 44 yard touchdown pass to Dixon for score. This was Dixon’s second touchdown of the day. Ohio State lead Rutgers 42-0.
The Scarlet Knights put points on the board in the third quarter after kicker Justin Davidovicz scored a field goal. The Buckeyes maintain the lead 42-3.
Then Buckeyes’placekicker Sean Nuernberger kicked a 21 yard field goal. This was his first field goal of the year. Ohio State led Rutgers 45-3.
Martell ran 47 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. Ohio State maintained a 52-3 lead led until the end of the game.
Ohio State has the fourth highest win percentage in college football history and is now the second Football Bowl Subdivision school with 900 victories, according to their twitter. They are 2-0 for the 2018 season thus far.