COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — No. 4 Ohio State annihilated No. 7 Michigan State 56-7 on Senior Day as C.J. Stroud threw six touchdowns and the Buckeyes played lights-out defense against the Spartans.
The Buckeyes now have a nine-game win streak as they prepare for That Team Up North next week.
Senior Chris Olave broke David Boston’s career touchdown reception record (34) after scoring twice in the first quarter.
Three different OSU wideouts had more than 100 yards receiving as Olave, Garrett Wilson and Jaxon Smith-Njigba combined for 371 yards and five touchdowns.
C.J. Stroud hits Chris Olave for a 23-yard touchdown to put OSU up 7-0 over Michigan State.
The Buckeyes strike again. Stroud connects with Garrett Wilson for a 77-yard touchdown. 14-0 Buckeyes.
Stroud cannot be stopped. He throws his third touchdown of the game, another one to Olave, and the Buckeyes lead 21-0 with 2:31 left in the first quarter.
Ohio State forces a fumble and recovers near midfield.
Stroud throws a short touchdown to Julian Fleming, his first touchdown catch of the season. Buckeyes lead 28-0.
Miyan Williams runs in a short touchdown to put the Buckeyes up 35-0.
Stroud throws his fifth touchdown of the game on a 12-yard strike to Garrett Wilson. Buckeyes lead 42-0 with 7:01 left in the second quarter.
Jaxon Smith-Njigba gets in on the scoring party on a five-yard touchdown pass from Stroud. Buckeyes lead 49-0 at halftime.