Jody Victor®: Buckeyes Face MAC Foe Toledo Saturday

Jody Victor: No. 11/11 Ohio State (1-1) will play Toledo (1-1) this Saturday, Sept 19, 2009 at 12 p.m. ET in the Cleveland Browns Stadium (73,200) in Cleveland, Ohio. The game will be televised on ESPN Plus. Here's some stats for the upcoming game.

* The Buckeyes are making their first appearance in Cleveland since 1991 when they played Northwestern at Cleveland Municipal Stadium

* Ohio State has won at least 10 games in each of the last four years, played in the national championship game twice and two other BCS bowls

* Coach Jim Tressel is 84-20 in nine seasons at Ohio State; 219-77-2 in his 24th season overall

* Toledo coach Tim Beckman was an Ohio State assistant in 2005-06

* Ohio State is the Big Ten preseason favorite, followed by Penn State and Michigan State

* Ohio State is 8-6-1 over the years in games played in Cleveland

* The Buckeyes are 176-48-15 all-time against Ohio schools and 25-1 all-time against members of the Mid-American Conference

* Ohio State has won four Big Ten titles in a row

* Crowds of more than 100,000 have seen the last 50 games at Ohio Stadium

* Forty former Buckeyes were on 2009 NFL opening-day rosters

Go Bucks!!

Jody Victor