Ohio State's 60-35 Win Over Illinois in GIFs

By 11W Staff on November 17, 2013 at 8:00a

This game had it all. A fast start, a young defense taking its foot of Illinois' throat, sadness and frustration from Ohio State fans worried about teams jumping the Buckeyes in the BCS standings, and then the late heroics of Carlos Hyde to put the game out of reach.

Here are 16 GIFs that tell the story of Ohio State's 60-35 win over the Fighting Illini.

Braxton Miller got the party started early with this 70-yard touchdown run just 36 seconds into the game.


On the very next possession, Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase gave the ball right back to the Buckeyes, thanks to this C.J. Barnett interception.

C.J. Barnett gets an early interception

We laughed until we cried two years ago when Michigan punter Will Hagerup muffed a snap in The Game, so it's only fair that we laugh at ourselves a little here. Miller doesn't quite share the mortified expression of Hagerup, thankfully.

Braxton's Hagerup Moment

Hey, it's Braxton Miller making something out of nothing. Again.

So elusive

A few plays later, Miller found Carlos Hyde on this 18-yard pass to put Ohio State up 14-0.

Hyde makes it 14-0, Buckeyes

And then Scheelhaase decided it would be really cool to see what Bradley Roby looked like racing down the sideline.


Just Joey Bosa, doing Joey Bosa things. Bosa would finish with 2.5 sacks Saturday.


This 11-yard pass from Miller to Philly Brown put the Buckeyes up 28-0 four minutes into the second quarter.

Brown, doing something for you.

After a V'Angelo Bentley punt return put the Illini on the board, Ohio State answered with this 8-yard run from Carlos Hyde to push the lead back to 28.

Hyde, again.

Apparently angry that Bentley had returned an earlier punt, Cam Johnston drilled this on 71 yards, pinning the Illini deep in their own territory.

Australian for punter

Three plays later, Ryan Shazier met backup quarterback Reilly O'Toole and a safety did ensue (though Noah Spence will surely get clowned on during film session for not coming away with a touchdown).


Life in Champaign these days.

Life in Champaign

Hyde's third touchdown of the afternoon put Ohio State up 44-21.

Hyde, again.

After Illinois had cut Ohio State's lead to 12, Hyde answered with this 51-yarder to put the Buckeyes up 53-35.

Hyde, again.

Two minutes later, Hyde would add another touchdown, his fifth, coming on a 55-yard run to finish of the scoring. Hyde ended his day with a personal best 246 yards on 24 carries. That's why he's so handsome.

Hyde, again.

Want more GIFs from this game? Head to the Illinois GIF Overflow.


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buckeyefanatic's picture

Kenny G is one of my all-time faves.

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Wilkins78's picture

I can't stop laughing at the face he makes in that gif.

buckeyedude's picture

That's hilarious. Is he mocking the faces of the Illinois fan's at the end there?



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11W staff I implore you to find the background story on the Kenny G gif.  Pretty Please.

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741's picture

I would be willing to lay odds it's this: 

D-Day0043's picture

Who let the dogs out?

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jfunk's picture

Pretty sure he was describing what he was going to be doing after the game...

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OSUAndy07's picture

I knew a .gif would be made of Kenny G's face when I saw it

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FROMTHE18's picture

Imagine if Hyde had those 3 games back...I think hed be in the Heisman conversation. He is playing like a man possessed. Hopefully he can keep it up, we will need it.

Seattle Linga's picture

There is not a better RB playing college football as we speak!

stcburn's picture

Again Hyde was a beast, going to be a nice NFL back. Good luck in the future Carlos!

osu07asu10's picture

absolutely, whoever drafts him is going to be getting an absolute stud!

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The Butler's picture

Glad to see Roby get a pick six

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buckeyedude's picture

I'm surprised you didn't include a GIF of the argument between Tim Beckman and his offensive coordinator. They almost went UFC on each other for the play call in the end zone when Illinois QB fumbled the ball for the safety. It should have been a TD for OSU.
And I've been saying it since his sophomore year: Hyde is going to be a great back.(El Guapo best OSU RB since Eddie, IMHO) We're going to need him big in the B1G CG and the Rose or MNCG.



osu07asu10's picture

Here you go...but if that is "almost UFC on eachother"....

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D-Day0043's picture

I would be pissed too if I were Beckman. That was an ignorant play call. 
The argument was blown way out of proportion in my opinion.

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unknownmusketeer's picture

I am surprised that one of the GIFs was not 1 of the [insert # of offensive snaps that Illinois had] plays where the Illinois LT held our D-lineman.

Bucks43201's picture

agreed...it looked like Spence & Bosa were being held on nearly every play, ala the Penn State game

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jfunk's picture

After watching our games this year I've determined that holding is not considered a penalty when it's being done against us Oh My God I sound like a Penn State fan.

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Seattle Linga's picture

That's Hilarious JFUNK - thanks for commenting

pcuzz1's picture

That Kenny G one is probably one of my favorite gifs ever

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alust2013's picture

Kenny G has to be one of the most fun guys to be around on the team. That gif is hilarious. 

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nm_buck's picture

Looked to me like Shazier had a chance to fall on that fumble in the endzone... I bet he kicks himself reviewing the game film....

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IBleedSandG's picture

It looks like he sees Spence about to dive on the ball, and he just decides to run over to the sidelines and celebrate.