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Ohio State On This Date: September 28

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September 28, 2019 at 8:10am
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Carlos Hyde rushed for 85 yards on this day in 2013.
Carlos Hyde rushed for a game-high 85 yards on this back in 2013. Corey Brown caught two touchdown passes while Devin Smith and Evan Spencer each had one as the Buckeyes prevailed 31-24.

Ohio State On This Date is a weekly look at Ohio State's record on the date of each game day. Today, we delve into the Buckeyes' performance on September 28th.

FIVE THINGS 9/28
  1. This is the 13th time (9–1–2) Ohio State has played on September 28th.
  2. The first game played on 9/28 was in 1901. The Buckeyes and Otterbein played to a 0-0 tie at Ohio Field. 
  3. Ohio State's largest margin of victory on September 28th was by 28 points. The team defeated Otterbein 28-0 in 1907 and Indiana 45-17 in 2002. 
  4. The Buckeyes are 6–0 when ranked on September 28th. The last time OSU was not ranked when playing on this date was 1957.
  5. Ohio State is 2–0 when playing ranked opponents on this date.
GAMES PLAYED ON SEP. 28th
YEAR OHIO STATE'S RANK OPPONENT LOCATION SCORE B1G FINISH
2013 No. 3 No. 23 WISCONSIN H 31–24 1st Big Ten Leaders
2002 No. 6 INDIANA H 45–17 1st
1996 No. 4 No. 5 NOTRE DAME A 29–16 1st
1985 No. 5 WASHINGTON STATE H 48–32 4th
1974 No. 1 SMU H 28–9 1st
1968 No. 11 SMU H 35–14 1st
1963   TEXAS A&M H 17–0 2nd
1957   TCU H 14–18 1st
1946   MISSOURI H 13-13 6th
1940   PITTSBURGH H 30-7 4th
1907   OTTERBEIN H 28-0  
1901   OTTERBEIN H 0-0  

 

OHIO STATE'S RECORD AGAINST OPPONENTS ON SEP. 28th
  RECORD WIN & POINTS AVG. SCORE
OVERALL 9–1–2 .833 318–150 27–13
HOME 8–1–2 1.000 289–134 26–13
AWAY 1–0 1.000 29–16 29–16

 

RECORD AGAINST OPPONENTS ON SEP. 28th WHEN OHIO STATE IS RANKED 
  RECORD WIN & POINTS AVG. SCORE
OVERALL 6–0 1.000 216–112 36–19
HOME 4–0 1.000 187–96 37–19
AWAY 1–0 1.000 29–16 29–16

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