No. 10 Ohio State 36, Nebraska 31 – – Attendance: 104,245
Ohio State Football Postgame Notes
With 18 completions Saturday, Dwayne Haskins broke J.T. Barrett’s Ohio State single-season completion record and now has 242 on the year. Barrett previously held the record with 240 in 2017.
The Buckeyes rushed for 233 yards against the Huskers, marking the second-most in a game this season and the most since the opener against Oregon State.
Johnnie Dixon’s 42-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter marked his fifth touchdown catch of the year.
Dixon tied his career high with five catches. He previously caught five passes against Indiana earlier this season.
J.K. Dobbins’ 10-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was his team-high fifth of the year before he tacked on his sixth of 2018 with a three-yard run in the third quarter and seventh with a 42-yard scamper in the fourth quarter. The game marked the first multi-touchdown game of the year for Dobbins and second of his career after scoring twice against Army in 2017.
The game marked the second time this season a Buckeye ran for three scores. Mike Weber scored three times earlier this season against Oregon State.
The blocked punt in the first quarter was the second of the year for the Buckeyes and marked Ohio State’s first recorded safety since the UNLV game in 2017.
Dobbins surpassed 2,000 career yards in the game. Along with Weber, they are the first running back duo on the same team in school history with 2,000 career rushing yards.
Parris Campbell’s nine-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter tied him with Terry McLaurin for the team lead with eight touchdown receptions.
Malik Harrison and Brendon White each set a career high with 13 tackles. White’s two tackles for loss were a career best.