Who: Tulsa (1-0) at No. 4 Ohio State (1-0)
When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus
Series history: First meeting.
Last week: Ohio State beat Bowling Green 77-10. Tulsa beat San Jose St. 45-10.
Coaches: Urban Meyer is 51-4. He’s 55-5 in his career in games played in August and September. Phillip Montgomery is 7-7 in his second season at Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane finished 6-7 last season.
Ohio State notes: The Buckeyes are 28-3-1 against current members of the American Athletic Conference. They have lost twice to Cincinnati and once to Southern Methodist. … Meadowdale graduate Ke’Von Huguely, a sophomore running back, was named Scout Team Player of the Week. … Curtis Samuel set a career high with 177 receiving yards in the opener. He also had 84 rushing yards and scored three touchdowns. … The crowd of 107,193 last week was the eighth-largest crowd in Ohio Stadium history and the second-largest crowd for a home opener.
Tulsa notes: Eight redshirt freshmen and five true freshmen played for Tulsa in the opener. Tulsa returned 27 players who had started at least one game in their careers. Seven starters returned on defense, including four of the team’s top five tacklers. … Tulsa has played four other schools from Ohio: Bowling Green, Ohio, Toledo and Cincinnati. It is 3-1-0 against those teams. … Tulsa returned two players who missed most of the 2015 season with injuries: offensive guard Blake Belcher and receiver Keevan Lucas. … Tulsa has 42 players from Oklahoma and 35 from Texas. … Tulsa was 6-7 last season and 3-5 in the AAC. It lost 55-52 to Virginia Tech in the Camping World Independence Bowl. In 2014, Tulsa finished 2-10. That was its worst season since a 1-11 finish in 2002.
Hall of Fame: Ohio State will induct eight former athletes into its Hall of Fame this weekend: Centerville’s Justin Kronauge (men’s tennis); John Machado (baseball); Jantel Lavender (women’s basketball); Randall Larson (diving); Sam Marder (softball); Dan Taylor (men’s track and field); Evan Turner (men’s basketball); and Paul Zelenak (pistol).
Next game: Ohio State plays at Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Tulsa hosts North Carolina A&T at 1 p.m. Sept. 17.
Prediction: Ohio State 45, Tulsa 14.