Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NEB437
    • 498OSU
  • Turnovers

    • NEB4
    • 1OSU
  • Possession

    NEBOSU
    27:5131:09
  • 1st Downs

    • NEB21
    • 19OSU

Game Information

Ohio Stadium
Coverage: ABC
  • Columbus, OH 43210
Attendance: 106,102
10/7/2012 Associated Press

Buckeyes cruise past Cornhuskers behind Miller

Braxton Miller rushed for 186 yards, zig-zagging 72 yards for one score and passing for another, to lead No. 12 Ohio State past No. 21 Nebraska 63-38 on Saturday night before the largest crowd ever at Ohio Stadium.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Nebraska14107738
Ohio State728141463
first QuarterNEBOSU
TD
8:29
Taylor Martinez pass intercepted by Bradley Roby at the Neb 41, returned for 41 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 3 plays 0 yards, 01:07 nebraska int, 1:07
07
XP
8:29
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 3 plays 0 yards, 01:07 nebraska int, 1:07
07
TD
5:26
Ameer Abdullah rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 7 plays 92 yards, 03:03 nebraska td, 3:03
67
XP
5:26
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 7 plays 92 yards, 03:03 nebraska td, 3:03
77
TD
1:50
Ameer Abdullah rush for 3 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 4 plays 28 yards, 01:07 nebraska td, 1:07
137
XP
1:50
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 4 plays 28 yards, 01:07 nebraska td, 1:07
147
second QuarterNEBOSU
FG
11:59
Brett Maher 26 yard field goal GOOD.
nebraska drive: 8 plays 22 yards, 03:31 nebraska fg, 3:31
177
TD
10:49
Carlos Hyde rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 3 plays 75 yards, 01:10 ohiost td, 1:10
1713
XP
10:49
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 3 plays 75 yards, 01:10 ohiost td, 1:10
1714
TD
8:58
Braxton Miller pass complete to Jeff Heuerman for 18 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 2 plays 20 yards, 00:45 ohiost td, 0:45
1720
XP
8:58
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 2 plays 20 yards, 00:45 ohiost td, 0:45
1721
TD
6:59
Taylor Martinez rush for 9 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 4 plays 75 yards, 01:59 nebraska td, 1:59
2321
XP
6:59
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 4 plays 75 yards, 01:59 nebraska td, 1:59
2421
TD
3:11
Carlos Hyde rush for 7 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 10 plays 75 yards, 03:48 ohiost td, 3:48
2427
XP
3:11
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 10 plays 75 yards, 03:48 ohiost td, 3:48
2428
TD
0:23
Braxton Miller rush for 31 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 6 plays 57 yards, 01:04 ohiost td, 1:04
2434
XP
0:23
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 6 plays 57 yards, 01:04 ohiost td, 1:04
2435
third QuarterNEBOSU
TD
12:50
Taylor Martinez pass complete to Ben Cotton for 3 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 7 plays 77 yards, 02:10 nebraska td, 2:10
3035
XP
12:50
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 7 plays 77 yards, 02:10 nebraska td, 2:10
3135
TD
8:15
Carlos Hyde rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 10 plays 75 yards, 04:35 ohiost td, 4:35
3141
XP
8:15
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 10 plays 75 yards, 04:35 ohiost td, 4:35
3142
TD
5:50
Brett Maher punt for 50 yards, returned by Philly Brown for 76 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 3 plays 5 yards, 02:25 nebraska punt, 2:25
3148
XP
5:50
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 3 plays 5 yards, 02:25 nebraska punt, 2:25
3149
fourth QuarterNEBOSU
TD
10:27
Rod Smith rush for 33 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 3 plays 62 yards, 01:44 ohiost td, 1:44
3155
XP
10:27
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 3 plays 62 yards, 01:44 ohiost td, 1:44
3156
TD
5:38
Taylor Martinez rush for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nebraska drive: 11 plays 67 yards, 04:49 nebraska td, 4:49
3756
XP
5:38
Brett Maher extra point GOOD.
nebraska drive: 11 plays 67 yards, 04:49 nebraska td, 4:49
3856
TD
0:48
Carlos Hyde rush for 16 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ohiost drive: 4 plays 26 yards, 02:14 ohiost td, 2:14
3862
XP
0:48
Drew Basil extra point GOOD.
ohiost drive: 4 plays 26 yards, 02:14 ohiost td, 2:14
3863

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