Ohio State recognized quarterback Dwayne Haskins, defensive tackle Dre'Mont Jones and wide receiver Johnnie Dixon with player of the game honors for their performances in Saturday night's 40-28 win over TCU, the team announced via Twitter on Sunday.
Dwayne Haskins, Dre'Mont Jones and Johnnie Dixon earn Ohio State's player of the game honors for Saturday's 40-28 win over TCU. https://t.co/qd9qlnQhp0— Dan Hope (@Dan_Hope) September 16, 2018
Haskins earns offensive player of the game honors for the second week in a row after completing 24 of 38 passes for 344 yards and two touchdowns, while also running for a 5-yard touchdown, the first rushing touchdown of his career. Ohio State's coaches graded his performance at 87 percent.
Jones earns defensive player of the game honors after a dominant performance in which he recorded six total tackles, with two tackles for loss including a sack 12 yards behind the line of scrimmage, and returned an interception 28 yards for his first career defensive touchdown. Jones also recorded a pass breakup, was credited by Ohio State with seven quarterback hits and graded out at 93 percent for the day.
Dixon earned special teams player of the game honors after returning a kickoff 38 yards and downing a punt at the 7-yard line. Ohio State's coaching staff credited Dixon with 17 production points.
|OFFENSE||QB||DWAYNE HASKINS||24-OF-38, 344 PASSING YARDS, 2 TD; 5-YARD RUSHING TD|
|DEFENSE||DT||DRE'MONT JONES||6 TACKLES, 2 TFL, 1 SACK, 1 INT, 1 TD, 1 PBU|
|SPECIAL TEAMS||WR||JOHNNIE DIXON||38-YARD KICKOFF RETURN, PUNT DOWNED AT 7-YARD LINE|