(1) Ohio State
Buckeyes
42
Final
24
Virginia Tech
Hokies
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(1) Ohio State (1-0) 140141442
Virginia Tech (0-1) 0170724
  • September 7, 2015
    Lane/Worsham Field, Blacksburg, Va.
  • Kickoff time: 8:06 PM
  • End of Game: 11:29
  • Total elapsed time: 3:23
  • Temperature: 78 F
  • Wind: SE 5 MPH
  • Weather: Fair
  • Attendance: 65,632
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan
  • Umpire: Tom Laverty
  • Linesman: Arthur Hardin
  • Line judge: Hugh Campbell
  • Back judge: Gary Dancewicz
  • Field judge: Bill Dolbow
  • Side judge: Tony Tarantini
  • Center judge: Mike Webster
  • Center judge Mike Webster

Scoring Summary

First QuarterOSUVT
TD09:44 Curtis Samuel 24 yd Pass From Cardale Jones ( J Willoughby Kick)Drive: 8 plays, 64 yds, 3:5570
TD06:39 Ezekiel Elliott 80 yd Rush ( J Willoughby Kick)Drive: 1 plays, 80 yds, 0:13140
Second QuarterOSUVT
TD13:13Sam Rogers 51 yd Pass From Michael Brewer (Joey Slye Kick)Drive: 6 plays, 74 yds, 2:46147
FG07:05Joey Slye 46 yd Field GoalDrive: 7 plays, 27 yds, 4:021410
TD00:15Ryan Malleck 1 yd Pass From Michael Brewer (Joey Slye Kick)Drive: 4 plays, 38 yds, 1:151417
Third QuarterOSUVT
TD13:53 Braxton Miller 54 yd Pass From Cardale Jones ( J Willoughby Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 75 yds, 1:072117
TD02:05 Braxton Miller 53 yd Rush ( J Willoughby Kick)Drive: 1 plays, 53 yds, 0:132817
Fourth QuarterOSUVT
TD12:26 Cardale Jones 10 yd Rush ( J Willoughby Kick)Drive: 7 plays, 75 yds, 2:363517
TD08:14 Michael Thomas 26 yd Pass From J.T. Barrett ( J Willoughby Kick)Drive: 5 plays, 75 yds, 2:294217
TD01:55Isaiah Ford 17 yd Pass From Brenden Motley (Joey Slye Kick)Drive: 7 plays, 41 yds, 2:584224

Team Stats

OSU VT
FIRST DOWNS 21 18
  Rushing 11 10
  Passing 8 7
  Penalty 2 1
NET YARDS RUSHING 359 128
  Rushing Attempts 36 44
  Average Per Rush 10.0 2.9
  Rushing Touchdowns 3 0
  Yards Gained Rushing 365 163
  Yards Lost Rushing 6 35
NET YARDS PASSING 213 192
  Completions-Attempts-Int 11-20-1 15-25-1
  Average Per Attempt 10.7 7.7
  Average Per Completion 19.4 12.8
  Passing Touchdowns 3 3
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 572 320
  Total offense plays 56 69
  Average Gain Per Play 10.2 4.6
Fumbles: Number-Lost 2-2 1-1
Penalties: Number-Yards 6-58 5-50
PUNTS-YARDS 3-116 7-302
  Average Yards Per Punt 38.7 43.1
  Net Yards Per Punt 38.7 41.3
  Inside 20 1 3
  50+ Yards 0 1
  Touchbacks 0 0
  Fair catch 1 2
OSU VT
KICKOFFS-YARDS 7-440 4-260
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 62.9 65.0
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 46.4 45.0
  Touchbacks 2 4
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 2-13-0 1-0-0
  Average Per Return 6.5 0.0
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD -- 4-75-0
  Average Per Return 0.0 18.8
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-0-0 1-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-1-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 27:08 32:52
  1st Quarter 07:35 07:25
  2nd Quarter 04:38 10:22
  3rd Quarter 06:57 08:03
  4th Quarter 07:58 07:02
Third-Down Conversions 3 of 9 8 of 17
Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 1 0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-2 2-2
  Touchdowns 1-2 2-2
  Field Goals 0-1 0-0
Sacks By: Number-Yards 4-22 0-0
PAT Kicks 6-6 3-3
Field Goals 0-1 1-2

Individual Stats

Ohio State Rushing
Ezekiel Elliott11124212218011.1
Cardale Jones131023991207.6
Braxton Miller56106115312.2
J.T. Barrett14004004040.0
Warren Ball316016065.3
Bri'onte Dunn11201201212.0
Curtis Samuel11001001010.0
TEAM 101-100-1.0
Total36365635938010.0
Virginia Tech Rushing
J.C. Coleman 1243043093.6
Travon McMillian 6271260154.3
Trey Edmunds 1131823072.1
Sam Rogers 3230230167.7
Brenden Motley 73013170142.4
Michael Brewer 4990060.0
Greg Stroman 104-400-4.0
Total44163351280162.9
Ohio State Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Cardale Jones10-19-11872540
J.T. Barrett1-1-0261260
Total11-20-12133540
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Michael Brewer 11-16-01562512
Brenden Motley 4-9-1361172
Total15-25-11923514
Ohio State Receiving
Braxton Miller379154
Michael Thomas246126
Curtis Samuel232124
Ezekiel Elliott216010
Johnnie Dixon129029
Nick Vannett111011
Total11213354
Virginia Tech Receiving
Ryan Malleck 448125
Sam Rogers 366151
Isaiah Ford 361136
Cam Phillips 2403
Travon McMillian 2504
Trey Edmunds 1808
Total15192351
Ohio State Punting
Cameron Johnston311638.74510
Total311638.74510
Virginia Tech Punting
A.J. Hughes 730243.15930
Total730243.15930
Ohio State All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Tyvis Powell000000100
Ezekiel Elliott21310000000
Total21310000100
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Travon McMillian 00035724000
Der'Woun Greene 00011818000
Greg Stroman 100000000
Desmond Frye 000000100
Total10047524100
Ohio State All Purpose
Ezekiel Elliott122160130151
Braxton Miller6179000140
Cardale Jones99000099
Michael Thomas04600046
Curtis Samuel103200042
J.T. Barrett40000040
Johnnie Dixon02900029
Warren Ball16000016
Bri'onte Dunn12000012
Nick Vannett01100011
Tyvis Powell000000
TEAM -10000-1
Total3592130130585
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Sam Rogers 236600089
Travon McMillian 265570088
Isaiah Ford 06100061
Ryan Malleck 04800048
J.C. Coleman 43000043
Trey Edmunds 23800031
Der'Woun Greene 00180018
Brenden Motley 17000017
Cam Phillips 040004
Michael Brewer 000000
Desmond Frye 000000
Greg Stroman -40000-4
Total1281927500395
Ohio State Field Goal Attempts
J Willoughby100:5943Missed
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Joey Slye 104:2650Missed
Joey Slye 207:0546Good
Ohio State Kickoffs
J Willoughby74402162.9
Total74402162.9
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Joey Slye 42604065.0
Total42604065.0
Ohio State Fumbles
Bri'onte Dunn11
Ezekiel Elliott11
Virginia Tech Fumbles
J.C. Coleman 11

Drive Summary

Ohio State Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1OSU3613:39PUNTVT0009:44TD8-643:55
1OSU2006:52PUNTVT0006:39TD1-800:13
1OSU3304:26FGAVT2600:59FGA8-413:27
2OSU2513:13KOOSU4211:07INT4-172:06
2OSU2507:05KOVT4904:48PUNT6-262:17
2OSU3800:00PUNTOSU3801:30FUMB0-00:00
2OSU2500:15KOOSU3400:00HALF1-90:15
3OSU2515:00KOVT0013:53TD3-751:07
3OSU0211:23PUNTOSU0709:35PUNT3-51:48
3OSU1607:50PUNTOSU3004:03PUNT5-143:47
3OSU4702:18FUMBVT0002:05TD1-530:13
3OSU2500:02INTVT0012:26TD7-752:36
4OSU2510:43PUNTVT0008:14TD5-752:29
4OSU1905:53PUNTOSU4104:53FUMB2-221:00
4VT4601:52KOVT3000:00HALF3-161:52
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession07:3504:3806:5707:5812:1314:5527:08
Third Down Conversions2/41/30/20/03/70/23/9
Fourth Down Conversions1/10/00/00/01/10/01/1
Virginia Tech Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1VT2515:00KOVT2413:39PUNT3--11:21
1VT1809:38KOVT3106:52PUNT6-132:46
1VT3506:39KOOSU3204:26FGA6-332:13
1VT2600:59FGAOSU0013:13TD6-742:46
2VT4411:07INTOSU2907:05FG7-274:02
2VT1204:48PUNTVT2901:30PUNT6-173:18
2OSU3801:30FUMBOSU0000:15TD4-381:15
3VT2513:53KOOSU4311:23PUNT7-322:30
3OSU4109:35PUNTOSU4207:50PUNT3--11:45
3VT2504:03PUNTOSU4602:18FUMB4-291:45
3VT1602:00KOVT2900:02INT5-131:58
4VT2612:19KOVT3110:43PUNT3-51:36
4VT1708:08KOVT2205:53PUNT4-52:15
4OSU4104:53FUMBOSU0001:55TD7-412:58
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession07:2510:2208:0307:0217:4715:0532:52
Third Down Conversions1/44/62/41/35/103/78/17
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/00/00/00/00/00/0

Defense

Ohio State Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Raekwon McMillan358--------
Tyvis Powell178----1-0---
Gareon Conley3580.5/20.5/2------
Joshua Perry448--------
Jalyn Holmes246--1-----
Tyquan Lewis2462.0/91.5/9-----1
Darron Lee3361.5/70.5/3------
Damon Webb-55--------
Adolphus Washington-440.5/1------1
Sam Hubbard1341.5/51.0/5-----1
Vonn Bell134-----1--
Dante Booker134--------
Tommy Schutt-330.5/30.5/3------
Joel Hale-33--------
Chris Worley1230.5/1-------
Parris Campbell112--------
Tracy Sprinkle-22--------
Michael Hill-220.5/1-------
Eli Apple112---1-1-1--
Cam Williams1120.5/2-------
J Willoughby-11--------
Total2566918.0/314.0/2211-11-023
Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Chuck Clark 3690.5/0-------
Desmond Frye 459----1-0---
Ronny Vandyke 3251.0/1-------
Luther Maddy 1341.5/2-------
Andrew Motuapuaka 134-------2
Adonis Alexander 3-3--------
Dadi Nicolas 112--------
Brandon Facyson 112-----1--
Kendall Fuller 112--------
Deon Clarke 2-2-----2-1
Vinny Mihota -22--------
Greg Stroman -220.5/1-------
Corey Marshall -220.5/1-------
Mook Reynolds 112---1-0----
Dahman McKinnon 112--------
Der'Woun Greene 112--1-----
Joey Slye 1-1--------
Eddie D'Antuono -11--------
Steve Sobczak -11--------
Jamieon Moss -11--------
Brenden Motley 1-1--------
Ken Ekanem --0-------1
Anthony Shegog --0---1-0----
Total2534594.0/5-12-01-034

Play-By-Play

1st Quarter
Tonight's Forecast: Clear, temps falling to mid 60s. Light winds.
Ohio State Captains: 16, 23, 37, 68
Virginia Tech Captains: 19, 45, 88, 92
Ohio State wins the toss and defers.
Virignia Tech elects to receive and will defend the North goal.
OSU ball on OSU35.
Willoughby, J kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, touchback.
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
Brewer, M at QB for Virginia Tech.
1 and 10 at VT25Brewer, M pass incomplete to Ford, I (Bell, Vonn).
Previous play is under review ... play stands as called.
2 and 10 at VT25Coleman, J.C. rush over left guard for 3 yards to the VT28 (Washington, A;McMillan, R).
3 and 7 at VT28Brewer, M sacked for loss of 4 yards to the VT24 (Conley, Gareon;Lewis, Tyquan).
4 and 11 at VT24Hughes, A.J. punt 40 yards to the OSU36, fair catch by Elliott, E.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -1 yards, TOP 1:21
OHIO STATE drive start at 13:39.
Jones, Cardale at QB for Ohio State.
1 and 10 at OSU36Jones, Cardale rush quarterback draw for 6 yards to the OSU42 (Motuapuaka, A;Frye, D).
2 and 4 at OSU42Jones, Cardale rush over right guard for loss of 1 yard to the OSU41 (Maddy, L;Clark, C).
3 and 5 at OSU41Jones, Cardale slant pass complete to Thomas, Michael for 20 yards to the VT39, 1ST DOWN OSU (Fuller, K;Frye, D).
1 and 10 at VT39Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Campbell, P, QB hurry by Motuapuaka, A, QB hurry by Clarke, D.
2 and 10 at VT39Jones, Cardale rush right for 4 yards to the VT35 (Nicolas, D).
3 and 6 at VT35PENALTY OSU unsportsmanlike conduct (Boren, Jacoby) 15 yards to the 50 yardline.
3 and 21 at OSU50Jones, Cardale rush left for 16 yards to the VT34 (Clark, C;Greene, D).
4 and 5 at VT34Jones, Cardale sideline pass complete to Elliott, E for 10 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN OSU (Frye, D).
1 and 10 at VT24Jones, Cardale pass complete to Samuel, Curtis for 24 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN OSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:44, PENALTY VT pass interference declined.
Ohio State: 6 - Virginia Tech: 0
Willoughby, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 7 - Virginia Tech: 0
Willoughby, J kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, Greene, D return 18 yards to the VT18 (Booker, Dante;Bell, Vonn).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 64 yards, TOP 3:55
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:38.
1 and 10 at VT18Coleman, J.C. rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT23 (McMillan, R).
2 and 5 at VT23Coleman, J.C. rush over right tackle for 4 yards to the VT27 (McMillan, R;Powell, Tyvis).
3 and 1 at VT27Coleman, J.C. rush over left guard for 3 yards to the VT30, 1ST DOWN VT (Lee, Darron).
1 and 10 at VT30Brewer, M sacked for loss of 5 yards to the VT25 (Hubbard, Sam).
2 and 15 at VT25Brewer, M rush quarterback draw for 6 yards to the VT31 (Perry, Joshua).
3 and 9 at VT31Brewer, M pass incomplete to Ford, I (Apple, Eli).
4 and 9 at VT31Hughes, A.J. punt 49 yards to the OSU20, fair catch by Elliott, E.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 13 yards, TOP 2:46
OHIO STATE drive start at 06:52.
1 and 10 at OSU20Elliott, E rush up middle for 80 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN OSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:39.
Ohio State: 13 - Virginia Tech: 0
Willoughby, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 14 - Virginia Tech: 0
Willoughby, J kickoff 52 yards to the VT13, out-of-bounds, VT ball on VT35.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 80 yards, TOP 0:13
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:39.
1 and 10 at VT35Brewer, M middle pass complete to Malleck, R for 13 yards to the VT48, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at VT48Rogers, S rush over left guard for 16 yards to the OSU36, 1ST DOWN VT (Conley, Gareon).
1 and 10 at OSU36Rogers, S rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the OSU33 (Hale, Joel;McMillan, R).
2 and 7 at OSU33Brewer, M FR pass complete to McMillian, T for 1 yard to the OSU32 (Lewis, Tyquan;Hale, Joel).
3 and 6 at OSU32Brewer, M middle pass incomplete to Hodges, B.
4 and 6 at OSU32Slye, J field goal attempt from 50 MISSED - wide right, spot at OSU33, clock 04:26.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 33 yards, TOP 2:13
OHIO STATE drive start at 04:26.
1 and 10 at OSU33Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Samuel, Curtis.
2 and 10 at OSU33Jones, Cardale rush left for 3 yards to the OSU36 (Marshall, C;Maddy, L).
3 and 7 at OSU36Jones, Cardale middle pass complete to Vannett, Nick for 11 yards to the OSU47, 1ST DOWN OSU (Alexander, A).
1 and 10 at OSU47PENALTY VT offside defense (Maddy, L) 5 yards to the VT48.
1 and 5 at VT48Jones, Cardale slant pass complete to Miller, Braxton for 24 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN OSU.
Miller, Braxton at QB for Ohio State.
1 and 10 at VT24Miller, Braxton rush quarterback draw for 2 yards to the VT22 (Vandyke, R).
Jones, Cardale at QB for Ohio State.
Timeout Ohio State, clock 01:48.
2 and 8 at VT22Jones, Cardale sideline pass complete to Elliott, E for 6 yards to the VT16, out-of-bounds (Clarke, D).
3 and 2 at VT16Jones, Cardale rush over left end for 16 yards to the VT0, clock 01:12, PENALTY OSU holding declined, PENALTY OSU holding (Price, Billy) 10 yards to the VT26, NO PLAY.
3 and 12 at VT26Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Campbell, P (Facyson, B).
4 and 12 at VT26Willoughby, J field goal attempt from 43 MISSED - wide right, spot at VT26, clock 00:59.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 41 yards, TOP 3:27
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:59.
1 and 10 at VT26Edmunds, Trey rush over right end for 7 yards to the VT33 (McMillan, R).
2 and 3 at VT33Edmunds, Trey rush left for loss of 4 yards to the VT29.
3 and 7 at VT29Brewer, M slant pass complete to Ford, I for 8 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN VT (Conley, Gareon).
1st Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Ohio State1407:3515062-41-17-1106-9-0-952-25
Virginia Tech007:2522041-40-011-343-6-0-221-5
2nd Quarter
Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT37Brewer, M deep pass complete to Ford, I for 31 yards to the OSU32, out-of-bounds, PENALTY VT holding (Teller, W) 10 yards to the VT27, NO PLAY.
Motley, B at QB for Virginia Tech.
1 and 20 at VT27Motley, B rush up middle for 7 yards to the VT34 (Bell, Vonn;Powell, Tyvis).
2 and 13 at VT34McMillian, T rush left for 15 yards to the VT49, 1ST DOWN VT (Perry, Joshua).
Brewer, M at QB for Virginia Tech.
1 and 10 at VT49Brewer, M sideline pass complete to Rogers, S for 51 yards to the OSU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:13.
Ohio State: 14 - Virginia Tech: 6
Slye, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 14 - Virginia Tech: 7
Slye, J kickoff 65 yards to the OSU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 74 yards, TOP 2:46
OHIO STATE drive start at 13:13.
1 and 10 at OSU25Elliott, E rush over right end for 11 yards to the OSU36, 1ST DOWN OSU (Motuapuaka, A).
Miller, Braxton at QB for Ohio State.
1 and 10 at OSU36Miller, Braxton rush quarterback draw for 2 yards to the OSU38 (Frye, D;Nicolas, D).
Jones, Cardale at QB for Ohio State.
2 and 8 at OSU38Jones, Cardale rush over left tackle for 8 yards to the OSU46 (Fuller, K), PENALTY OSU holding 10 yards to the OSU28, NO PLAY.
2 and 18 at OSU28Jones, Cardale rush up middle for 14 yards to the OSU42, out-of-bounds (Clark, C).
3 and 4 at OSU42Jones, Cardale pass intercepted by Frye, D at the VT44, Frye, D return 0 yards to the VT44 (Clarke, D).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 17 yards, TOP 2:06
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 11:07.
The previous play is under review ... play stands as called.
Motley, B at QB for Virginia Tech.
1 and 10 at VT44Motley, B rush for no gain to the VT44 (Conley, Gareon).
2 and 10 at VT44Stroman, G rush left for loss of 4 yards to the VT40 (Lee, Darron).
Brewer, M at QB for Virginia Tech.
3 and 14 at VT40Brewer, M middle pass complete to Malleck, R for 25 yards to the OSU35, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at OSU35Coleman, J.C. rush over right guard for 1 yard to the OSU34 (McMillan, R).
2 and 9 at OSU34Coleman, J.C. rush over right end for 2 yards to the OSU32 (Perry, Joshua;Schutt, Tommy).
3 and 7 at OSU32Brewer, M sideline pass complete to Phillips, C for 3 yards to the OSU29 (Conley, Gareon;Powell, Tyvis).
4 and 4 at OSU29Slye, J field goal attempt from 46 GOOD, clock 07:05.
Ohio State: 14 - Virginia Tech: 10
Slye, J kickoff 65 yards to the OSU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 27 yards, TOP 4:02
OHIO STATE drive start at 07:05.
1 and 10 at OSU25Jones, Cardale rush over left end for 2 yards to the OSU27 (Fuller, K).
2 and 8 at OSU27Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Miller, Braxton.
3 and 8 at OSU27Jones, Cardale rush quarterback draw for 19 yards to the OSU46, 1ST DOWN OSU (Alexander, A).
1 and 10 at OSU46Elliott, E rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT49 (Stroman, G;Vandyke, R).
2 and 5 at VT49Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Samuel, Curtis, QB hurry by Ekanem, K.
3 and 5 at VT49Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Samuel, Curtis (Clarke, D).
4 and 5 at VT49Johnston, C punt 37 yards to the VT12, fair catch by Fuller, K.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 26 yards, TOP 2:17
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:48.
1 and 10 at VT12Coleman, J.C. rush over right guard for 9 yards to the VT21 (Perry, Joshua;Conley, Gareon).
2 and 1 at VT21Coleman, J.C. rush over left guard for no gain to the VT21 (McMillan, R;Perry, Joshua).
3 and 1 at VT21Brewer, M rush quarterback sneak for 3 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN VT (Holmes, Jalyn;Schutt, Tommy).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 03:13.
1 and 10 at VT24Rogers, S rush over left end for 4 yards to the VT28 (Holmes, Jalyn;Bell, Vonn).
2 and 6 at VT28Brewer, M pass incomplete to Ford, I, dropped pass, clock 02:30.
3 and 6 at VT28Brewer, M sideline pass complete to Phillips, C for 1 yard to the VT29 (Conley, Gareon;Webb, Damon).
4 and 5 at VT29Hughes, A.J. punt 36 yards to the OSU35, Elliott, E return 3 yards to the OSU38, fumble by Elliott, E recovered by VT Shegog, A at OSU38.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 17 yards, TOP 3:18
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:30.
1 and 10 at OSU38Brewer, M deep pass complete to Ford, I for 36 yards to the OSU2, 1ST DOWN VT (Bell, Vonn).
1 and Goal at OSU02Edmunds, Trey rush over left guard for 1 yard to the OSU1 (Washington, A;Hubbard, Sam).
2 and Goal at OSU01Edmunds, Trey rush over left tackle for no gain to the OSU1 (McMillan, R;Perry, Joshua).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 00:21.
3 and Goal at OSU01Brewer, M flag pass complete to Malleck, R for 1 yard to the OSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:15.
Ohio State: 14 - Virginia Tech: 16
Slye, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 14 - Virginia Tech: 17
Slye, J kickoff 65 yards to the OSU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 38 yards, TOP 1:15
OHIO STATE drive start at 00:15.
1 and 10 at OSU25Elliott, E rush up middle for 9 yards to the OSU34 (Alexander, A).
End of half, clock 00:00.
2nd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Ohio State004:3820021-30-07-620-4-1-01-10
Virginia Tech1710:2223054-60-012-386-7-0-1171-10
3rd Quarter
Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, VT ball on VT35.
Ohio State elects to receive and will defend the South goal.
Slye, J kickoff 65 yards to the OSU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 9 yards, TOP 0:15
OHIO STATE drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at OSU25Jones, Cardale pass complete to Miller, Braxton for 1 yard to the OSU26 (Clark, C;Facyson, B).
2 and 9 at OSU26Jones, Cardale rush quarterback draw for 20 yards to the OSU46, 1ST DOWN OSU (Vandyke, R).
1 and 10 at OSU46Jones, Cardale deep pass complete to Miller, Braxton for 54 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN OSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:53.
Ohio State: 20 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 21 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 75 yards, TOP 1:07
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:53.
1 and 10 at VT25Brewer, M middle pass complete to Malleck, R for 9 yards to the VT34 (Powell, Tyvis).
2 and 1 at VT34Edmunds, Trey rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN VT (Lewis, Tyquan).
1 and 10 at VT37Brewer, M slant pass complete to Edmunds, Trey for 8 yards to the VT45 (Perry, Joshua).
2 and 2 at VT45Edmunds, Trey rush up middle for 6 yards to the OSU49, 1ST DOWN VT (Lee, Darron;Powell, Tyvis).
1 and 10 at OSU49Edmunds, Trey rush over left end for 7 yards to the OSU42, out-of-bounds (Apple, Eli), clock 12:25.
2 and 3 at OSU42Edmunds, Trey rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the OSU43 (Hill, Michael;Lewis, Tyquan).
3 and 4 at OSU43Brewer, M pass incomplete to Malleck, R, QB hurry by Washington, A.
Michael Brewer (#12) injured on the play for Virginia Tech.
4 and 4 at OSU43Hughes, A.J. punt 38 yards to the OSU5, downed, PENALTY OSU holding (Washington, A) 3 yards to the OSU2, 1st and 10, OSU ball on OSU2.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 32 yards, TOP 2:30
OHIO STATE drive start at 11:23.
1 and 10 at OSU02Elliott, E rush up middle for 5 yards to the OSU7 (Motuapuaka, A;Clark, C).
2 and 5 at OSU07Elliott, E rush over right end for no gain to the OSU7 (Clark, C;Frye, D).
Miller, Braxton at QB for Ohio State.
3 and 5 at OSU07Miller, Braxton rush quarterback draw for no gain to the OSU7 (Maddy, L;Motuapuaka, A).
4 and 5 at OSU07Johnston, C punt 34 yards to the OSU41, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 1:48
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:35.
Motley, B at QB for Virginia Tech.
1 and 10 at OSU41Motley, B pass incomplete to McMillian, T.
2 and 10 at OSU41Coleman, J.C. rush over right guard for 6 yards to the OSU35 (Powell, Tyvis;Hubbard, Sam).
3 and 4 at OSU35Motley, B sacked for loss of 7 yards to the OSU42 (Lewis, Tyquan).
4 and 11 at OSU42Hughes, A.J. punt 36 yards to the OSU6, Elliott, E return 10 yards to the OSU16 (Moss, J;D'Antuono, E).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -1 yards, TOP 1:45
OHIO STATE drive start at 07:50.
1 and 10 at OSU16Jones, Cardale pass complete to Samuel, Curtis for 8 yards to the OSU24 (Frye, D).
2 and 2 at OSU24Elliott, E rush over left guard for 4 yards to the OSU28, 1ST DOWN OSU (Facyson, B).
1 and 10 at OSU28Jones, Cardale pass complete to Samuel, Curtis for 6 yards to the OSU34 (Maddy, L), PENALTY VT offside defense (Vandyke, R) 5 yards to the OSU33, NO PLAY.
1 and 5 at OSU33Elliott, E rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the OSU32 (Maddy, L).
2 and 6 at OSU32Jones, Cardale rush over right end for 5 yards to the OSU37 (Clark, C).
3 and 1 at OSU37Jones, Cardale rush over left end for loss of 2 yards to the OSU35 (Stroman, G;Marshall, C).
4 and 3 at OSU35PENALTY OSU false start (Campbell, P) 5 yards to the OSU30.
4 and 8 at OSU30Johnston, C punt 45 yards to the VT25, Stroman, G return 0 yards to the VT25 (Campbell, P).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 14 yards, TOP 3:47
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:03.
1 and 10 at VT25Motley, B middle pass complete to McMillian, T for 4 yards to the VT29 (Perry, Joshua).
2 and 6 at VT29Coleman, J.C. rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT34 (Lee, Darron;Powell, Tyvis).
3 and 1 at VT34Coleman, J.C. rush over left guard for 3 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN VT (Hale, Joel;Washington, A).
1 and 10 at VT37Motley, B pass incomplete to Hodges, B, PENALTY OSU pass interference (Conley, Gareon) 15 yards to the OSU48, 1ST DOWN VT, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at OSU48Coleman, J.C. rush for 2 yards to the OSU46, fumble forced by Holmes, Jalyn, fumble by Coleman, J.C. recovered by OSU Apple, Eli at OSU46, Apple, Eli for 1 yard to the OSU47 (Motley, B).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 29 yards, TOP 1:45
OHIO STATE drive start at 02:18.
OSU ball on OSU47.
Previous play is under review ... play is confirmed.
Miller, Braxton at QB for Ohio State.
1 and 10 at OSU47Miller, Braxton rush over left end for 53 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN OSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:05.
Ohio State: 27 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 28 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, McMillian, T return 16 yards to the VT16 (Campbell, P;Webb, Damon).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 53 yards, TOP 0:13
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:00.
1 and 10 at VT16Edmunds, Trey rush over right tackle for 4 yards to the VT20 (Lewis, Tyquan;Sprinkle, Tracy).
2 and 6 at VT20Edmunds, Trey rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT23 (Sprinkle, Tracy;Holmes, Jalyn).
3 and 3 at VT23Motley, B rush up middle for 7 yards to the VT30, 1ST DOWN VT (Holmes, Jalyn).
1 and 10 at VT30McMillian, T rush left for loss of 1 yard to the VT29 (Washington, A;Hubbard, Sam).
2 and 11 at VT29Motley, B pass intercepted by Powell, Tyvis at the OSU25, Powell, Tyvis return 0 yards to the OSU25.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 13 yards, TOP 1:58
OHIO STATE drive start at 00:02.
1 and 10 at OSU25TEAM rush right for loss of 1 yard to the OSU24 (Vandyke, R).
3rd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Ohio State1406:5731040-20-010-833-3-0-633-23
Virginia Tech008:0340152-40-013-373-6-1-211-5
4th Quarter
Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
2 and 11 at OSU24Jones, Cardale sideline pass complete to Dixon, Johnnie for 29 yards to the VT47, 1ST DOWN OSU (Frye, D).
1 and 10 at VT47Miller, Braxton rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT43 (Clark, C).
2 and 6 at VT43Jones, Cardale rush quarterback draw for 3 yards to the VT40 (Frye, D).
3 and 3 at VT40Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Thomas, Michael, PENALTY VT pass interference (Fuller, K) 15 yards to the VT25, 1ST DOWN OSU, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at VT25Jones, Cardale pass incomplete, QB hurry by Motuapuaka, A.
Timeout Ohio State, clock 12:40.
2 and 10 at VT25Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Miller, Braxton.
3 and 10 at VT25Jones, Cardale pass incomplete to Thomas, Michael, PENALTY VT pass interference (Edmunds, Te) 15 yards to the VT10, 1ST DOWN OSU, NO PLAY.
1st and 9.
1 and 9 at VT10Jones, Cardale rush over left tackle for 10 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN OSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:26.
Ohio State: 34 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 35 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kickoff 63 yards to the VT2, McMillian, T return 24 yards to the VT26 (Webb, Damon;Willoughby, J).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 75 yards, TOP 2:36
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 12:19.
1 and 10 at VT26Motley, B pass complete to Rogers, S for 3 yards to the VT29 (Lee, Darron).
2 and 7 at VT29Motley, B rush right for 2 yards to the VT31, out-of-bounds (Booker, Dante).
3 and 5 at VT31Motley, B pass incomplete to Edmunds, Trey, QB hurry by Hubbard, Sam, QB hurry by Lewis, Tyquan.
4 and 5 at VT31Hughes, A.J. punt 44 yards to the OSU25, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 1:36
OHIO STATE drive start at 10:43.
Barrett, J.T. at QB for Ohio State.
1 and 10 at OSU25Elliott, E rush up middle for 7 yards to the OSU32 (Vandyke, R;Frye, D).
2 and 3 at OSU32Elliott, E rush up middle for 3 yards to the OSU35, 1ST DOWN OSU (Clark, C;Mihota, V).
1 and 10 at OSU35Elliott, E rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the OSU34.
2 and 11 at OSU34Barrett, J.T. rush left for 40 yards to the VT26, 1ST DOWN OSU, out-of-bounds (Reynolds, M).
1 and 10 at VT26Barrett, J.T. flag pass complete to Thomas, Michael for 26 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN OSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 08:14.
Ohio State: 41 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kick attempt good, PENALTY VT offside defense declined.
Ohio State: 42 - Virginia Tech: 17
Willoughby, J kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, McMillian, T return 17 yards to the VT17 (Conley, Gareon;Booker, Dante).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 75 yards, TOP 2:29
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 08:08.
1 and 10 at VT17Motley, B rush left for 14 yards to the VT31, 1ST DOWN VT (Apple, Eli;Powell, Tyvis).
1 and 10 at VT31Motley, B pass incomplete to Hodges, B.
2 and 10 at VT31Edmunds, Trey rush over right tackle for loss of 3 yards to the VT28 (Williams, Cam;Worley, Chris).
3 and 13 at VT28Motley, B sacked for loss of 6 yards to the VT22 (Schutt, Tommy;Lee, Darron).
4 and 19 at VT22Hughes, A.J. punt 59 yards to the OSU19, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 5 yards, TOP 2:15
OHIO STATE drive start at 05:53.
1 and 10 at OSU19Samuel, Curtis rush left for 10 yards to the OSU29, 1ST DOWN OSU, out-of-bounds (Clarke, D).
Dunn, Bri'onte rush up middle for 8 yards to the OSU37 (Greene, D), NO PLAY.
Previous play is under review ... play is overturned.
1 and 10 at OSU29Dunn, Bri'onte rush up middle for 12 yards to the OSU41, fumble forced by Greene, D, fumble by Dunn, Bri'onte recovered by VT Reynolds, M at OSU41.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 22 yards, TOP 1:00
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:53.
1 and 10 at OSU41Motley, B pass incomplete to Ford, I.
2 and 10 at OSU41Motley, B middle pass complete to Rogers, S for 12 yards to the OSU29, 1ST DOWN VT (Worley, Chris).
1 and 10 at OSU29McMillian, T rush left for 3 yards to the OSU26 (Webb, Damon;Worley, Chris).
2 and 7 at OSU26McMillian, T rush over right tackle for 2 yards to the OSU24 (Williams, Cam).
3 and 5 at OSU24McMillian, T rush over left tackle for 6 yards to the OSU18, 1ST DOWN VT (Hill, Michael;Booker, Dante).
1 and 10 at OSU18McMillian, T rush over left end for 1 yard to the OSU17 (Webb, Damon;Holmes, Jalyn).
2 and 9 at OSU17Motley, B post pass complete to Ford, I for 17 yards to the OSU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:55.
Ohio State: 42 - Virginia Tech: 23
Slye, J kick attempt good.
Ohio State: 42 - Virginia Tech: 24
Timeout Ohio State, clock 01:55.
Slye, J kickoff 11 yards to the VT46, on-side kick, recovered by OSU Perry, Joshua on VT46 (Slye, J).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 41 yards, TOP 2:58
OHIO STATE drive start at 01:52.
1 and 10 at VT46Ball, Warren rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT41 (Reynolds, M;Sobczak, S).
2 and 5 at VT41Ball, Warren rush over left guard for 6 yards to the VT35, 1ST DOWN OSU (McKinnon, D).
1 and 10 at VT35Ball, Warren rush over right guard for 5 yards to the VT30 (McKinnon, D;Mihota, V).
End of game, clock 00:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 16 yards, TOP 1:52
4th Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Ohio State1407:5852290-00-012-1042-4-0-550-0
Virginia Tech707:0222041-30-08-193-6-0-322-30

Participation

Ohio State - Starters
PosNo.Offense
HB1 Braxton Miller
WR3 Michael Thomas
QB12 Cardale Jones
RB15 Ezekiel Elliott
WR21 Parris Campbell
C50 Jacoby Boren
LG54 Billy Price
RT57 Chase Farris
RG65 Pat Elflein
LT68 Taylor Decker
TE81 Nick Vannett
PosNo.Defense
MLB5 Raekwon McMillan
DE6 Sam Hubbard
CB8 Gareon Conley
SAF11 Vonn Bell
CB13 Eli Apple
SAF23 Tyvis Powell
WLB37 Joshua Perry
SLB43 Darron Lee
DE59 Tyquan Lewis
DT90 Tommy Schutt
DT92 Adolphus Washington

Ohio State: 0A- Erick Smith, 0E- Johnnie Dixon, 4- Curtis Samuel, 7- Damon Webb, 10- Jalyn Holmes, 16- J.T. Barrett, 24- Malik Hooker, 25- Bri'onte Dunn, 28- Warren Ball, 33- Dante Booker, 35- Chris Worley, 38- Craig Fada, 41- Bryce Haynes, 48- Joe Burger, 51- Joel Hale, 52- Donovan Munger, 55- Cam Williams, 77- Michael Hill, 82- James Clark, 85- Marcus Baugh, 89- Jeff Greene, 93- Tracy Sprinkle, 95- Cameron Johnston, 96- S Nuernberger, 98- J Willoughby.

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
SE1Isaiah Ford
TB4J.C. Coleman
FL5Cam Phillips
TE7Bucky Hodges
QB12Michael Brewer
LG57Wyatt Teller
C64Eric Gallo
LT71Jonathan McLaughlin
RG72Augie Conte
RT77Wade Hansen
TE88Ryan Malleck
PosNo.Defense
NIC3Greg Stroman
RDE4DKen Ekanem
RCB11Kendall Fuller
FS19Chuck Clark
ROV26Desmond Frye
LCB31Brandon Facyson
ROLB37Ronny Vandyke
LOLB40Deon Clarke
MLB54Andrew Motuapuaka
LDE90Dadi Nicolas
DT92Luther Maddy

Virginia Tech: 2-Donovan Riley , 6-Mook Reynolds , 9-Brenden Motley , 14-Trey Edmunds , 18-Raymon Minor , 20-Deon Newsome , 21-Michael Brainard , 22-Terrell Edmunds , 23-Der'Woun Greene , 24-Anthony Shegog , 27-A.J. Hughes , 29-Greg Jones , 32-Steven Peoples , 34-Travon McMillian , 36-Adonis Alexander , 38-Dahman McKinnon , 41-Jack Willenbrock , 43-Seth Dooley , 45-Sam Rogers , 46-Joey Slye , 49-Tremaine Edmunds , 50-Jamieon Moss , 52-Darius Redman , 53-Trent Young , 59-Eddie D'Antuono , 60-Woody Baron , 61-Kyle Chung , 67-Parker Osterloh , 69-Yosuah Nijman , 75-Alston Smith , 81-Kevin Asante , 83-Charley Meyer , 89-Kalvin Cline , 91-Steve Sobczak , 93-Jeremy Haynes , 95-Nigel Williams , 96-Corey Marshall , 99-Vinny Mihota .