Ohio State Buckeyes victorious over Miami RedHawks 76-5

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Buckeyes are leading Miami (Ohio) 28 -5 in the second quarter.

The Buckeyes kicked off against the RedHawks in their last nonconference game of the season Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in the Horseshoe.

Miami was first to put points on the board when OSU quarterback Justin Fields was sacked by Miami linebacker Myles Reid who fumbled the ball through the end zone for a safety.

The RedHawks continued to lead against Ohio State when placekicker Sam Sloman kicked a 21 yard field goal. Miami led OSU 5-0.

Then, Buckeyes’ running back J.K. Dobbins scored the first touchdown of the game on a 26 yard run. The Buckeyes led Miami 7-5 at the end of the first quarter.

The Buckeyes maintained their lead over the RedHawks scoring three touchdowns in the second quarter.  The first was scored by wide receiver K.J. Hill on a 53 yard pass from Fields. The next two were scored by Fields on a 7 yard run and a 6 yard run, respectively.

Then, with five minutes left to play in the first half, Ohio State increased their lead over Miami.  Fields threw a 13 yard pass to wide receiver Chris Olave for a touchdown.  Then, he threw a 30 yard pass to wide receiver Binjimen Victor for another touchdown.  The Buckeyes led the RedHawks 42-5.

Then, with less than a minute remaining in the second quarter, Fields threw another pass to Olave for score.  OSU led Miami 49-5 at halftime.

OSU was first to score during the second half. Quarterback Chris Chugunov threw a 38 yard pass to wide receiver Garrett Wilson for a touchdown, increasing the score 56-5.

Chugunov then threw another touchdown pass, this one for 7 yards, to running back Marcus Crowley. The Buckeyes led 63-5 at the end of the third quarter.

OSU continued to increase their lead over Miami in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Gunnar Hoak threw a 61 yard pass to Jameson Williams for goal. Then running back Steele Chambers scored a touchdown on a 2 yard run.

The final score was 76-5.

Ohio State remains unbeaten and was a 39-point favorite against Miami.

The Buckeyes play at Nebraska next Saturday.

Continuing coverage here.

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