Meanwhile, in Columbus Ohio State’s win over Notre Dame last week was not as shiny after Marshall knocked off the Fighting Irish today. Buckeyes playing Arkansas State without Jackson Smith in jigba resting his gimpy hamstring. In the opening drive, third-ranked Ohio State lose right down the field third and ten CJ shroud to Marvin Harrison Jr on the crossing route caps off an eight-play 96-yard drive but Buckeyes build a 17-3 lead early in the second quarter but then the red wolves start eating up the clock on Long field goal drives.
Late in the half, Ohio State is up 17-9, Stroud goes back to Harrison for the 42-yard touchdown bringing the Buckeyes back in control at 24-9. In the third quarter, Ohio State pulls away the first drive they just needed it three Place Travion Henderson bursts through the line for his second touchdown run Henderson averaging 8.7 yards on 10 carries today. After an Arkansas state three and out buckeyes need just= two plays to score again. Shroud found Mecca Obuca for the 51-yard pitch and catch Abuka four grabs 118 yards.
The story of the day is Stroud and Harrison Jr as they hook up for a third touchdown. Stroud played a little over three quarters 16 of 24 351 yards four touchdowns. Buckeyes roll 45-12 Harrison 184 yards on seven grabs his second three-touchdown game just the second Buckeye to have two three touchdown games joining Joey Galloway in that exclusive Club.