No. 4/3 Ohio State Returns Home to Face Florida A&M

Jody Victor: Here is some great Buckeye football news from and

First and 10

Ohio State enters the game with the nation’s longest winning streak at 15 games.
Ohio State is facing Florida A&M for the first time on the gridiron.
Ohio State is a perfect 10-for-10 in the red zone this season with nine TDs and one FG.
Ohio State is averaging 504.3 yards of total offense per game.
The Buckeye offense totaled 608 total yards in the win at Cal, running 87 offensive plays — the most since the 2010 Rose Bowl (89) win vs. Oregon.
Ohio State ranks second in the Big Ten in scoring (44.7 ppg), rushing (285.3), sacks (2.3) and third in rushing defense (89.7 ypg).
Junior Braxton Miller (2,068) needs 13 yards rushing to pass Cornelius Greene (2,080) and become Ohio State’s all-time leading rusher among QBs.
Senior RB Jordan Hall is third in the Big Ten in rushing with 134.0 yards per game. He ranks first in scoring (12.7 ppg) and TDs scored (six).
Sophomore viper Noah Spence is tied for first in the Big Ten with 2.5 sacks through three games and is tied for third with 4.5 TFL.
Head coach Urban Meyer is 45-4 in his career in games played in August/September.

Scouting The Rattlers
Florida A&M, a member of the FCS Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and located in Tallahassee, Fla., is 1-2 on the season with a season-opening win over Mississippi Valley State (27-10) and losses to Tennessee State (27-7) and Samford (27-20).

They are led offensively by junior QB Damien Fleming who is 31-of-64 passing for 383 yards, two TDs and five INTs. Freshman running back Omari Albert is the leading rusher with 85 yards on 22 carries while junior wide receiver Lennon Lenworth has a team-best 14 receptions for 229 yards and 1 TD.

Ohio State carries the nation’s longest winning streak into Saturday at 15 games. It is the 15th winning streak in school history of 10 or more games. The streak is the fifth-longest in school history with 22 consecutive wins the longest.


Jody Victor