COLUMBUS, Ohio — No. 2 Ohio State (11-0, 8-0) started slow but finished strong at Maryland (6-5, 3-5) Saturday to come away with a 43-30 win at SECU Stadium in College Park.
In a breakout performance, freshman Dallan Hayden was Ohio State’s top ground gainer with 146 yards on 27 carries and three scores.
C.J. Stroud finished 18-of-30 passing for 241 yards and a touchdown. Emeka Egbuka and Marvin Harrison Jr. were the top receiving targets with six and five catches, respectively. Egbuka led with 82 yards receiving.
The Buckeyes return to Columbus to begin preparation for the final regular-season contest of the year against Michigan at noon Saturday in Ohio Stadium. Fox Sports will televise The Game.
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