Ohio State rallies to record sixth straight win vs. Michigan

Haskins leads comeback after Barrett’s injury


Highlights

This is the 114th meeting between the two rivals.

Dwayne Haskins led the Ohio State Buckeyes to a comeback victory at Michigan on Saturday, subbing for an injured J.T. Barrett in the second half with Ohio State trailing 20-14.

The Buckeyes won 31-20 at Michigan Stadium. It’s their sixth straight victory in the series.

Haskins completed 6 of 7 passes for 94 yards and rushed for 24 yards on three carries. He made several big plays to set up the go-ahead score, a 1-yard run by J.K. Dobbins late in the third quarter.

A 25-yard touchdown run by Mike Weber late in the fourth quarter, following an interception by Jordan Fuller, sealed the victory.

The Buckeyes finished the regular season 10-2 and will play Wisconsin next Saturday in the Big Ten championship.

FIRST-HALF RECAP

It was a tale of two quarters in the first half Saturday at Michigan Stadium, and at halftime, the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines were tied 14-14.

Michigan jumped out to a 14-0 lead, scoring its second touchdown in the opening seconds of the second quarter.

The Buckeyes dominated the rest of the quarter, getting on the board with a touchdown run by J.T. Barrett and tying the game on a touchdown pass from Barrett to Marcus Baught.

Key player: Barrett rushed for 64 yards and threw for 30 yards.

Key play: Barrett rushed 21 yards on 3rd-and-9 to cut Michigan’s deficit to 14-7.

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Slow start: The Buckeyes started the game with three 3-and-outs and had minus 6 yards at that point.

Special teams star: Donovan Peoples-Jones returned a punt 42 yards, setting Michigan up with a first down inside the 10. John O’Korn threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sean McKeon two plays later to give Michigan a 14-0 lead.


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