tBBC Postgame Show: Indiana

Written November 5th, 2011 by Eric

Eric and Michael of Our Honor Defend get together to discuss the Buckeyes’ 34-20 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers, a game much closer than the score indicates.  They talk about the struggles of the defense, and the fact that the offense seemed to have to save the day this time around.  They also talk about the growth of the offense as a whole, and what all this means heading into next week’s game with Purdue.

Of course, they also talk a big of Men’s Basketball previewing the Buckeye’s exhibition game with the Walsh Cavaliers on November 6th.

All this and more on this week’s Postgame Show!



Buckeyes escape spunky Indiana 34-20

Written November 5th, 2011 by Eric

The Buckeyes tangled with the Indiana Hoosiers on a sunny day in the Horseshoe in a game that was much closer than many thought.

To The House

Big runs from Boom Herron, Braxton Miller and Carlos Hyde helped lift the Buckeyes to the 34-20 win at home.  All three runners gained more than 100 yards on the ground, the first time that has happened since the 1989 game against Northwestern, and 4 total touchdowns – two from Miller.  Braxton Miller also added 5 completions on 11 attempts for 55 yards through the air.

Indiana started the game with the ball and came out on the attack.  Showing they weren’t afraid of the Buckeye front four, the Hoosiers ran it straight down OSU’s throat repeatedly.  The strategy gained them good yardage on the ground, most likely due to the fact that the OSU defense looked a little flat on defense.  That’s not usually a surprise as they usually look that way for the first couple series of a game, Indiana was simply doing a good job of taking advantage of it.

John Simon eventually caught an Indiana ball carrier in the backfield on third down.  The Hoosiers were forced to kick a field goal, but were clearly happy to be on the scoreboard first.  On that drive Tre Roberson looked confident and well in command of the Indiana offense.  The future definitely looks bright for the Hoosiers with him in the backfield.

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