Jaxon Smith-Njigba Breaks David Boston's Ohio State Single-Game Receptions Record

By Kevin Harrish on November 6, 2021 at 3:36 pm
Jaxon Smith-Njigba

Jaxon Smith-Njiga has made some Buckeye history.

With a catch at the end of the fourth quarter, Smith-Njigba etched his name into the Ohio State record books, breaking the program record for receptions in a game single game.

Smith-Njigba's 15 catches break the Ohio State record previously held by David Boston, who had 14 catches in Ohio State's 31-27 loss to Penn State in 1997.

In addition to the receptions record, Smith-Njigba finished the game with 240 yards, good for second in program history behind only Terry Glenn's 252-yard performance in Ohio State's 54-14 win over Pittsburgh in 1995.

The increased production was much needed for the Buckeyes as leading receiver Garrett Wilson was unavailable for the game and the Ohio State running game struggled to generate consistent production.

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