Saturday, February 06, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Saturday, 10/24/2009

Ohio State beats Minnesota 38-7


COLUMBUS – Ohio State bounced back from an embarrassing defeat last week at Purdue and throttled Minnesota 38-7 Saturday afternoon. Sophomore quarterback Terrelle Pryor threw a pair of long touchdown passes to sophomore wide receiver DeVier Posey, and Pryor scored another touchdown on a 15-yard run.

The Buckeyes (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten) had a sluggish first half and led only 7-0 at the break, but Ohio State converted a couple of Minnesota fumbles into scores on a short field, and then Pryor hit Posey on a 57-yard play to stretch the lead to 28-0 by the end of the third quarter.

Ohio State lost starting tailback Brandon Saine in the first half of the game to a possible concussion. True freshman Jordan Hall and redshirt freshman Jermil Martin carried the ball the rest of the afternoon for Ohio State, with each scoring a touchdown.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.