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Published: Saturday, 9/21/2013 - Updated: 11 months ago

Florida A&M at No. 4 Ohio State

Florida A&M at No. 4 Ohio State

■ Time: Noon

■ Records: OSU 3-0, FAMU 1-2

■ TV: Big Ten Network

■ Radio: 106.5

■ Series: First meeting

■ Favorite: OSU by 57

■ Notes: Look for the return of two key offensive reinforcements in junior quarterback Braxton Miller and senior running back Carlos Hyde. Meyer said he expects Miller will be "ready in a somewhat limited role" after sitting last week with a sprained left medial collateral ligament while Hyde is back from a three-game suspension. ... The Buckeyes are a school-record 57-point favorites over the FCS Rattlers — 13 points more than their previous most lopsided line against Eastern Michigan in 2010. ... Through three games, Ohio State is second in the Big Ten in scoring (44.7 points) and rushing (285.3 yards). The Buckeyes are 10-for-10 in the red zone with nine touchdowns and one field goal. ... OSU has also piled up at least 40 points in each of its first three games for the first time since 1969. The Buckeyes’ 134 points are the fourth-most through three games, behind their output in 1996 (171 points), 1969 (157), and 1973 (150). ... Sophomore defensive end Noah Spence looks to continue his strong start. Spence is third in the Big Ten with 2½ sacks and third with 4½ tackles for a loss. ... With five more catches, senior receiver Corey Brown will become the 15th Buckeye to pull in 100 career receptions.



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