#3 Ohio State clicks on all cylinders in 77-21 shellacking of Toledo Rockets

105,398 Fans were on hand to witness the offensive explosion Saturday night

COLUMBUS, Ohio – No. 3 Ohio State (3-0) scored touchdowns on 11-of-12 possessions before running out the clock to end the game to down intrastate foe Toledo (2-1) 77-21 Saturday at Ohio Stadium.

Offensively, C.J. Stroud completed 22-of-27 passes for 367 yards and five touchdowns while Kyle McCord connected on 5-of-7 passes for 115 yards and a score in relief.

On the receiving end, Emeka Egbuka led with seven catches for 116 yards and a score. Marvin Harrison Jr. contributed six catches for 102 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Jayden Ballard caught four tosses for 113 yards and a score.

Rushing-wise, Dallan Hayden rushed 17 times for 108 yards and a touchdown, and Miyan Williams carried 10 times for 77 yards. Overall, the Buckeyes rushed for 281 yards and five touchdowns.

Ohio State’s offense accumulated 763 yards of offense with 482 coming through the air. Ohio State converted on 11-of-13 third down opportunities, averaging 9.8 yards per play.

Julian Fleming celebrates one of his 2 TDs vs Toledo
Ryan Day (megasportsnews.com photo)


70,360 Ryan Day OSU HC Thanking the Crowd for helping the team at Skull session, pregame and game 9 17 2022.mp3
70,361 Ryan Day OSU HC On how good is CJ Stroud at reading defenses. Toledo couldnt confuse him 9 17 2022.mp3
70,365 Ryan Day OSU HC Team finally broke out the I formation on in the red zone 9 17 2022.mp3
70,369 Ryan Day OSU HC Bucks won the coin toss again but took the ball instead of deferring as usual why 9 17 2022.mp3
70,370 Ryan Day OSU HC Getting Julian Fleming back is a plus. Another playmaker who is another hard worker 9 17 2022.mp3
70,372 Ryan Day OSU HC On freshman RB Dallan Hayden saving the day with 17 carries 108 yds 1 TD 9 17 2022.mp3