Offensive MVP

Cardale Jones, Ohio State

Filling in for J.T. Barrett, he passed for 187 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for 65 yards and a touchdown.

 

defensive mvp

Vonn Bell, Ohio State

The junior safety returned an interception 16 yards for a touchdown and had 10 tackles.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

29 Consecutive regular season Big Ten wins for Ohio State, matching Florida State’s conference record.

11-0 Jones’ record as a starting quarterback.

56-31 Gophers’ yardage advantage in the first quarter.

281 Passing yards for the Gophers. Ohio State came in ranked second nationally in passing defense (149.3).

14 Consecutive games with 100 yards rushing for Ezekiel Elliott, who had 114 Saturday.

13 Total first-quarter points scored by the Gophers through nine games, including zero Saturday.

33 Rushing yards for the Gophers.

JOE CHRISTENSEN