J.T. Barrett Becomes First Ohio State Player Ever With 10,000 Yards of Total Offense

By Dan Hope on September 30, 2017 at 7:54 pm
J.T. Barrett reached 10,000 yards of total offense on Saturday night at Rutgers.

An Ohio State player has reached 10,000 career yards of total offense for the first time in school history.

J.T. Barrett reached quintuple digits in total offense during Ohio State's second offensive possession on Saturday night against Rutgers, when he ran for a 37-yard gain on his first rushing attempt of the game. Barrett entered Saturday night needing only 14 yards of total offense to reach the 10,000-yard mark.

Barrett achieved the milestone by passing for 7,347 yards and rushing for 2,676 yards.

The senior quarterback from Wichita Falls, Texas, already held the school's total offense record, having surpassed Art Schlichter's record for total offense in the season opener at Indiana.

With 275 total passing yards and 89 rushing yards on Saturday night, Barrett now has 10,350 yards of total offense for his career.

Rank Player Yards Years
1 J.T. Barrett 10,350 2014–17
2 Art Schlichter 8,850 1978–81
3 Braxton Miller 8,609 2011–15
4 Bobby Hoying 7,151 1992–95
5 Troy Smith 6,888 2003–06
6 Steve Bellisari 6,496 1998–01
7 Greg Frey 6,098 1987–90
8 Joe Germaine 6,094 1996–98
9 Mike Tomczak 6,015 1981–84
10 Archie Griffin 5,589 1972–75
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