ARLINGTON — Ohio State University Buckeyes top Texas Christian University Horned Frogs 40-28.
Ohio State kicked off against TCU at 8 p.m. Saturday.
And, the Buckeyes were ready to “show them OHIO’s here.”
Ohio State was first to score in Saturday night’s game. Buckeyes placekicker Sean Nuernberger kicked a 20 yard field goal. Ohio State led TCU 3-0.
Ohio State scored the first touchdown of the game, when Buckeyes’ defensive end Nick Bosa sacked TCU quarterback Shawn Robinson causing him to fumble. The ball was recovered by Buckeyes’ defensive tackle Davon Hamilton for a touchdown. Ohio State leads TCU 10-0.
TCU scored put points on the board towards the end of the first quarter. Horned Frogs’ running back Sewo Olonilua ran 6 yards for a touchdown, raising the score 10-7.
Ohio State led TCU 10-7 at the end of the 1st quarter.
TCU was first to score in the second quarter, taking the lead when running back Darius Anderson ran 93 yards for a touchdown. The Horned Frogs led the Buckeyes 14-10.
The Buckeyes work to close the gap as placekicker Sean Nuernberger kicked a 30 yard field goal. TCU led Ohio State 14-13.
The Horned Frogs maintained their 14-13 lead against the Buckeyes at halftime.
TCU was first to put points on the board during the second half. Horned Frogs’ running back Darius Anderson ran 16 yards for a touchdown. TCU leads OSU 21-13.
The Buckeyes are rallying in Dallas as wide receiver Parris Campbell scored 63 yard touchdown. The Buckeyes went for a two-point conversion to tie it up but failed. TCU still leads 21-13.
Ohio State took the lead against TCU when defensive tackle Dre’Mont Jones intercepted a pass intended for Horn Frogs’ quarterback Shawn Robinson in the third quarter. Jones returned the interception for a 28 yard touchdown. The Buckeyes lead 26-21.
The Buckeyes maintained their lead against the Horned Frogs after scoring 20 points in four minutes. Quarterback Dwayne Haskins passed to wide receivers K.J. Hill for a 24 yard touchdown. The score is now 33-21.
The Horned Frogs put points on the board near the end of the third quarter. Quarterback Shawn Robinson passed to wide receiver TreVontae Hights for a 51 yard touchdown. Ohio State led TCU 33-28.
Ohio State continued to lead at the end of the third quarter.
The Buckeyes were first to score in the fourth quarter as quarterback Dwayne Haskins ran for a 5 yard touchdown. OSU led TCU 40-28.
Near the end of the fourth quarter running back Mike Weber Jr. hit a milestone of 2,000 career rushing yards. Ohio State Football tweeted, “Hey @mikeweberjr, welcome to the 2️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ yard club. Glad to have ya.”
Ohio State maintained their lead throughout the fourth quarter, beating the Horned Frogs 40-28.
This was the last game that the team will play without head coach Urban Meyer who is serving a three-game suspension for his handling of domestic-abuse allegations against a now-fired assistant coach.