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Ohio State 29, Michigan State 0


October 10, 1970 • Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI • •
Ohio State Buckeyes Michigan State Spartans
29
Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Buckeyes 9 0 7 13 29
Spartans 0 0 0 0 0
0


A: 75,511

Ohio State 29, Michigan State 0

Big Ten opener for both

Rex Kern was shaken up several times during the game (backup Ron Maciejowski started second half)

MSU shutout by same score for second straight week (ND)...held OSU below 409 yard rushing average and forced them to punt more than previous two weeks.

Summary[]

1st Quarter

OSU: FB John Brockington 2 yard run (kick failed)...Stan White recovers fumble at MSU 20, Brockington scores three plays later

OSU: Schram 33 yard field goal...set up by short Spartan punt

2nd Quarter

No Scoring

3rd Quarter

OSU: Maciejowski 2 yard run (Schram kick)

4th Quarter

OSU: Maciejowski 1 yard run (Schram kick)...Brockington carried nine straight times before Maciejowski scored

OSU: Brockington 25 yard run (kick failed)

Stats[]

Team

First Downs: OSU 19, MSU 11

Rushing: OSU 287, MSU 157

Passing: OSU 5/18/51/1, MSU 7/21/56/1

Returns: OSU 53, MSU 0

Punts: OSU 6/33, MSU 7/32

Fumbles Lost: OSU 0, MSU 2

Penalty Yards: OSU 25, MSU 35

Rushing

OSU: Brockington 30/126

References[]

  • "Ohio State Drubs Spartans". Palm Beach Post. 11 Oct 1970.
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