Ohio State Football Postgame Notes
No. 1 Ohio State 49, Maryland 28
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
• Ohio State has now won a nation’s-best 19 consecutive games.
• Ohio State has now won 26 Big Ten regular season games in a row, extending its own Big Ten record.
• Ohio State is 72-12-1 all-time as the nation’s No. 1-ranked team and 55-4 as a No. 1 team vs. unranked opponents.
• Urban Meyer improves to 148-26 in his career and maintains the highest winning percentage (.851) among active coaches.
• The Buckeyes were a season-best 6 for 6 in the redzone against Maryland, with all six drives resulting in touchdowns.
• J.T. Barrett recorded the first three-touchdown game of his career. He scored his first three touchdowns of the year and now has 14 for his career.
• Ezekiel Elliott extended his streak to 11-consecutive 100-yard rushing games. He finished with 106 yards and two touchdowns, giving him 10 rushing touchdowns on the year.
• Elliott also finished the afternoon with season highs of six receptions and 47 yards.
• With his 19-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter, Braxton Miller extended his Ohio State record to 87 touchdowns responsible for.
• Miller hauled-in a season-high five passes and tied a season high with 79 yards. His TD grab in the second quarter was his second of the year and his first since the season-opener against Virginia Tech.
• Jalin Marshall’s 48-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter marked his second touchdown grab of the season and eighth of his career.
• Cardale Jones completed a career-high 21 passes for a career-best 291 yards.
• Junior receiver Michael Thomas recorded the first 100-yard receiving game of his career as he finished with 107 yards on a season-high seven receptions.
• Thomas has now caught a pass in 22 consecutive games in which he has played.
• Tyvis Powell notched his second interception of the season and the seventh of his career.
• Freshman Sam Hubbard recorded the first interception of his career.
• Sophomore Tyquan Lewis had a team-high 2.5 tackles for loss in the game, including a career-high two sacks. He pushes his team highs in both categories to 5.5 sacks and 9.0 tackles for loss on the year.
• Defensive end Joey Bosa notched his first solo sack of the year to go along with a career-high four QB hurries.
• Punter Cameron Johnston came into the game with a B1G best 46.28 yards per punt and averaged 54.7 yards on his three kicks today. That is his highest average this year and the third highest of his career.