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No. 11 Ohio State rebounds, routs No. 13 Michigan St 48-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) No. 11 Ohio State put to rest any notion that it wouldn't be motivated to finish strong after a surprising loss last week dropped the Buckeyes out of national championship contention.

The Buckeyes came out fast, scoring on five of their first six possessions on the way to a 48-3 rout of No. 13 Michigan State, a team that has given them headaches in recent years.

The blowout in front of the home fans helped Ohio State (8-2, 6-1 Big Ten, CFP No. 13) bury last week's mystifying loss to Iowa, and put it in sole possession of first place in the Big Ten East with two games remaining.

J.T. Barrett threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores, and Mike Weber rushed for 162 yards and pair of touchdowns for Ohio State.

''We can't go back in the past, of course, so I mean we try to just move on, learn from things, learn from losses, and I think that's what we did (after last week's game), grew from it.'' Barrett said.

In a season already marked by radical highs and lows, the Buckeyes took out their frustrations on the Spartans (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten, CFP No. 12), using a run-heavy attack to dominate them on both sides of the ball.

''I wouldn't have thought this was going to happen,'' Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio acknowledged.

Ohio State outgained Michigan State 524-195, and a Buckeyes defense that was smoked by unranked Iowa in the 55-24 loss limited Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke - who threw for 445 yards last week against Penn State - to 131 yards and forced two interceptions.

''We took that one on the chin today,'' Michigan State center Brian Allen said. ''Didn't see that coming, but it happened and it kind of sucks.''

Barrett, who threw four interceptions last week against Iowa, was 14 for 21 for 183 yards Saturday with two touchdowns. He also ran nine times for 55 yards, including a pair of 4-yard touchdown runs. J.K. Dobbins, who split time with Weber in the backfield, rushed 18 times for 124 yards.

THE TAKEAWAY:

Michigan State: The Spartans suffer a huge letdown after beating Penn State last week and watch their hopes of winning the Big Ten East dissolve in the cold Ohio afternoon. They could never get any significant offensive traction against the stout Buckeyes defense, which was intent on redemption.

''We have to play better,'' Lewerke said. ''We have to step up to the stage when it's there.''

Ohio State: The Buckeyes shook off a mystifying loss that took them out of national championship contention by bullying a divisional rival. A spot in the Big Ten title game is theirs if they win out.

RBS LET LOOSE

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer faced questions this week about not using his pair of talented tailbacks enough. He put those concerns to rest on Saturday, with Weber and Dobbins combining for 286 rushing yards.

Meyer said ''there was a mandate to make sure those guys touch the ball.

''I thought the running backs ran really, really hard,'' he said. ''Even when they got hit, it was plus-2 (yards).''

Weber's 162 yards on nine carries was a career high. Dobbins' 128 put him over the 1,000-yard mark for the season. He became the fourth freshman in program history to hit that mark. The third was Weber last year.

STARTING LBS HURT

Ohio State's defense dominated despite losing starting linebackers Jerome Baker and Dante Booker to midweek injuries. Meyer didn't disclose the nature of the injuries but said both are expected back next week against Illinois.

Malik Harrison and Tuf Borland started for them. Borland led the team with 11 tackles.

QUOTABLE:

''I look at Ohio State and they've lost two games and I had to listen to how poorly the media treated Urban Meyer this week, to be quite honest. And I listened to all the things he was hearing, which I'm sure I'll hear now.'' -- Dantonio.

UP NEXT:

Michigan State: Hosts Maryland next Saturday.

Ohio State: The Buckeyes warm up for the Michigan finale with a home game against Illinois next week.

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Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:06
96-S.Nuernberger 28 yards Field Goal is Good.
12
plays
79
yds
05:30
pos
3
48
Field Goal 9:23
96-S.Nuernberger 27 yards Field Goal is Good.
7
plays
56
yds
02:30
pos
3
45
Point After TD 14:06
96-S.Nuernberger extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
3
42
Touchdown 14:06
16-J.Barrett complete to 9-B.Victor. 9-B.Victor runs 48 yards for a touchdown.
3
plays
72
yds
00:49
pos
3
41
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:02
4-M.Coghlin 37 yards Field Goal is Good.
6
plays
24
yds
00:57
pos
3
35
Point After TD 6:16
96-S.Nuernberger extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
35
Touchdown 6:16
25-M.Weber runs 82 yards for a touchdown.
1
plays
82
yds
00:11
pos
0
34
Point After TD 9:21
96-S.Nuernberger extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
28
Touchdown 9:21
16-J.Barrett complete to 2-J.Dobbins. 2-J.Dobbins runs 8 yards for a touchdown.
3
plays
25
yds
00:56
pos
0
27
Point After TD 11:35
96-S.Nuernberger extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
21
Touchdown 11:35
16-J.Barrett runs 4 yards for a touchdown.
10
plays
83
yds
03:12
pos
0
20
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 0:17
96-S.Nuernberger extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
Touchdown 0:17
16-J.Barrett runs 4 yards for a touchdown.
11
plays
73
yds
03:55
pos
0
13
Point After TD 8:14
96-S.Nuernberger extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 8:14
25-M.Weber runs 47 yards for a touchdown.
6
plays
86
yds
01:19
pos
0
6
Team Stats
1st Downs 15 25
Rushing 6 13
Passing 7 9
Penalty 2 3
3rd Down Conv 4-17 7-12
4th Down Conv 2-3 0-0
Total Net Yards 143 524
Total Plays 70 65
Avg Gain 2.0 8.1
Net Yards Rushing 64 335
Rush Attempts 34 42
Avg Rush Yards 1.9 8.0
Net Yards Passing 79 189
Comp. - Att. 18-36 15-23
Yards Per Pass 2.2 8.2
Sacked - Yards Lost 6-52 0-0
Penalties - Yards 5-58 2-27
Touchdowns 0 6
Rushing TDs 0 4
Passing TDs 0 2
Other 0 0
Turnovers 4 2
Fumbles - Lost 2-2 0-0
Int. Thrown 2 2
Punts - Avg 8-45.5 2-48.5
Return Yards 102 63
Punts - Returns 0-0 3-3
Kickoffs - Returns 7-87 1-13
Int. - Returns 2-15 2-47
Kicking 1/1 8/8
Extra Points 0/0 6/6
Field Goals 1/1 2/2
Safeties 0 0
1234T
12 Michigan State 7-3 03003
13 Ohio State 8-2 142113048
79 PASS YDS 189
64 RUSH YDS 335
143 TOTAL YDS 524
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Lewerke 14 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
50% 131 0 2 69.5
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
59.8% 2338 16 7 126.8
B. Lewerke 18/36 131 0 2
M. deWeaver 10 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
0% 0 0 0 0.0
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
0% 0 0 0 0.0
M. deWeaver 0/0 0 0 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
L. Scott 3 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
8 30 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
135 584 5
L. Scott 8 30 0 20
M. London 28 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 16 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
67 266 2
M. London 4 16 0 7
G. Holmes 24 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
6 11 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
52 162 0
G. Holmes 6 11 0 3
C. White 7 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 8 0
C. White 1 5 0 5
B. Lewerke 14 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
10 2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
93 370 3
B. Lewerke 10 2 0 16
D. Stewart Jr. 25 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
20 140 0
D. Stewart Jr. 1 1 0 1
M. deWeaver 10 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 -1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 -1 0
M. deWeaver 4 -1 0 20
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
C. White 7 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
5 42 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
30 407 2
C. White 5 42 0 17
T. Jackson 86 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 22 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
11 143 0
T. Jackson 2 22 0 19
L. Scott 3 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 16 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
17 107 1
L. Scott 2 16 0 12
D. Stewart Jr. 25 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 15 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
42 442 2
D. Stewart Jr. 2 15 0 9
H. Rison 5 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 12 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
18 223 0
H. Rison 2 12 0 7
M. London 28 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 11 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
8 59 1
M. London 1 11 0 11
Ma. Sokol 81 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 10 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
18 176 1
Ma. Sokol 2 10 0 6
N. Davis 84 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 2 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 9 0
N. Davis 1 2 0 2
L. Nelson 13 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 1 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
3 29 0
L. Nelson 1 1 0 1
F. Davis III 18 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
45 586 8
F. Davis III 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
D. Dowell 6 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
8-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-1 5 0.0
D. Dowell 8-1 0.0 1
K. Willekes 48 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-3 0 0.0
K. Willekes 6-3 0.0 0
A. Dowell 5 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
A. Dowell 5-0 0.0 0
A. Simmons 34 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
A. Simmons 4-2 0.0 0
K. Willis 27 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-2 1 0.0
K. Willis 4-2 0.0 0
T. Thompson 17 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
T. Thompson 3-0 0.0 0
J. Bachie 35 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 2 0.0
J. Bachie 3-1 0.0 0
M. Panasiuk 72 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
M. Panasiuk 2-2 0.0 0
M. Morrissey 10 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
M. Morrissey 2-0 0.0 0
C. Frey 23 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
C. Frey 2-1 0.0 0
J. Layne 2 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 1 0.0
J. Layne 2-1 0.0 1
J. Scott 22 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 1 0.0
J. Scott 2-0 0.0 0
R. Williams 99 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
R. Williams 2-0 0.0 0
J. Butler 19 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Butler 1-0 0.0 0
B. Bullough 38 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
B. Bullough 1-0 0.0 0
D. Alexander 52 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
D. Alexander 1-0 0.0 0
K. Stallworth 51 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
K. Stallworth 1-0 0.0 0
N. Jones 93 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
N. Jones 0-2 0.0 0
T. Smith 15 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 1 0.0
T. Smith 0-1 0.0 0
T. Person 24 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
T. Person 0-1 0.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
M. Coghlin 4 K
IN-GAME FG XP
1/1 0/0
SEASON FG XP
10/14 26/26
M. Coghlin 1/1 37 0/0 3
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
J. Hartbarger 25 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
8 45.5 3
SEASON NO AVG IN20
59 42.4 3
J. Hartbarger 8 45.5 3 58
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
C. Heyward 11 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
7 12.4 22 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
17 21.1 22 0
C. Heyward 7 12.4 22 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Barrett 16 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.7% 183 2 2 152.2
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
67.4% 2557 30 7 167.0
J. Barrett 14/21 183 2 2
D. Haskins 7 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
50% 6 0 0 75.2
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
69% 394 3 1 166.7
D. Haskins 1/2 6 0 0
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
M. Weber 25 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 162 2
SEASON ATT YDS TD
69 437 7
M. Weber 9 162 2 82
J. Dobbins 2 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
18 124 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
137 1038 5
J. Dobbins 18 124 0 35
J. Barrett 16 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 55 2
SEASON ATT YDS TD
110 572 7
J. Barrett 9 55 2 10
A. Williams 26 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 6 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
38 216 3
A. Williams 4 6 0 3
M. Baugh 85 TE
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 5 0
M. Baugh 1 5 0 5
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
B. Victor 9 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 65 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
20 310 5
B. Victor 2 65 1 48
P. Campbell 21 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 49 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
32 459 2
P. Campbell 3 49 0 25
M. Baugh 85 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 30 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
20 206 3
M. Baugh 3 30 0 17
J. Dobbins 2 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 20 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
17 109 1
J. Dobbins 4 20 1 8
K. Hill 14 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 19 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
45 436 3
K. Hill 2 19 0 11
A. Williams 26 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 6 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
5 25 0
A. Williams 1 6 0 6
A. Mack 11 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
20 260 2
A. Mack 0 0 0 0
J. Dixon 1 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
17 413 8
J. Dixon 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
T. Borland 32 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
9-2 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-2 0 1.0
T. Borland 9-2 1.0 0
M. Harrison 39 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 1.0
M. Harrison 5-1 1.0 0
C. Worley 35 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 1.0
C. Worley 5-0 1.0 0
E. Smith 46 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
E. Smith 5-0 0.0 0
S. Hubbard 6 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
S. Hubbard 4-1 0.0 0
D. Webb 7 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 3 0.0
D. Webb 3-0 0.0 1
D. Ward 12 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 1 0.0
D. Ward 3-0 0.0 0
K. Sheffield 8 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
K. Sheffield 3-0 0.0 0
C. Young 2 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 1.5
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 1.5
C. Young 2-1 1.5 0
J. Fuller 4 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-2 1 0.0
J. Fuller 2-0 0.0 0
D. Jones 86 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
D. Jones 1-0 0.0 0
D. Arnette 3 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 2 0.0
D. Arnette 1-0 0.0 1
T. Lewis 59 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
T. Lewis 1-1 0.0 0
J. Holmes 11 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Holmes 1-0 0.0 0
J. Cooper 18 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Cooper 1-0 0.0 0
J. Okudah 29 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Okudah 1-0 0.0 0
T. Sprinkle 93 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
T. Sprinkle 1-0 0.0 0
N. Bosa 97 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 1.0
N. Bosa 1-1 1.0 0
T. Grimes 8 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
T. Grimes 1-0 0.0 0
D. Hamilton 53 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.5
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.5
D. Hamilton 0-1 0.5 0
R. Landers 67 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
R. Landers 0-1 0.0 0
I. Pryor 14 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
I. Pryor 0-1 0.0 0
K. Dever 29 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
K. Dever 0-1 0.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
S. Nuernberger 96 K
IN-GAME FG XP
2/2 6/6
SEASON FG XP
12/14 54/54
S. Nuernberger 2/2 28 6/6 12
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
D. Chrisman 91 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
2 48.5 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
29 43.1 3
D. Chrisman 2 48.5 1 52
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
M. Weber 25 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 13.0 13 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
7 16.6 13 0
M. Weber 1 13.0 13 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
K. Hill 14 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 1.0 8 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
15 3.4 8 0
K. Hill 3 1.0 8 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 MICHST 25 5:19 9 51 Punt
8:10 MICHST 19 0:48 4 -2 Punt
5:11 MICHST 30 0:51 3 -1 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
0:12 MICHST 5 0:11 3 0 Punt
11:30 MICHST 17 1:03 3 8 Fumble
9:15 MICHST 27 2:37 6 12 Punt
6:11 MICHST 22 3:56 9 46 INT
0:59 OHIOST 43 0:57 6 24 Halftime
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:01 MICHST 22 1:59 3 1 Punt
9:12 MICHST 27 3:27 6 16 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 MICHST 35 0:53 3 2 INT
13:48 MICHST 20 1:28 3 5 Punt
10:44 MICHST 6 8:35 15 81 Downs
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:33 OHIOST 14 1:19 6 86 TD
7:09 OHIOST 29 1:45 3 -11 Punt
4:12 OHIOST 27 3:55 11 73 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:47 OHIOST 32 3:12 10 68 TD
10:17 MICHST 25 0:56 3 25 TD
6:27 OHIOST 18 0:11 1 82 TD
2:07 OHIOST 7 1:00 4 12 INT
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:55 OHIOST 28 0:49 3 72 TD
11:53 OHIOST 34 2:30 7 56 FG
5:36 OHIOST 10 5:30 12 79 FG
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:54 MICHST 7 0:00 1 7 INT
12:07 OHIOST 42 1:13 3 7 Punt
2:02 OHIOST 15 1:36 3 5 Game