The Ohio State Buckeyes improved to 4-1 and won their first Big Ten matchup against the Maryland Terrapins, 52-24.
No. 20 Ohio State proved that they truly belong in the rankings as they demolished Maryland, 52-24, on the road. The Buckeyes controlled the entire game, and quarterback J.T. Barrett continued to stay hot.
The Buckeyes quarterback threw for 267 yards and four touchdowns, and he added another touchdown and 71 yards on the ground. Running back Ezekiel Elliott did his best Carlos Hyde impersonation by rushing for 139 yards on 24 carries.
The Buckeyes defense also looked strong as they came up with four interceptions en route to a win in their first Big Ten matchup of the season.
Meanwhile, the Terrapins struggled on offense despite scoring 24 points. Quarterback Caleb Rowe was held to 173 yards and one touchdown as he threw three interceptions.
Backup C.J. Brown didn’t perform any better as he only threw 71 yards on 11-of-18 passing with an interception.
The Terrapins’ running game was nowhere to be found as they were held to 66 yards on 28 carries, but Brandon Ross was able to muster a rushing touchdown.