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6-1, 1st in Big Ten - East

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer said the Ohio State players who left with injuries on Saturday night at Nebraska — notably left tackle Jamarco Jones and defensive end Jalyn Holmes — have responded well this week and appear on track to play next week against Penn State.

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QB Mayfield leads midseason All-America team

Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and star running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead the Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive backs from No. 1 Alabama.

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1dMark Schlabach

Ranking the Power 5 conferences by entertainment value: Big Ten

The Big Ten has three teams ranked in the top six of the AP Top 25 and five included in the top 20. If that isn't enough, it has the best rivalry game, the best collection of coaches and the game's most electrifying player.

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Barrett, Jacobs, Kuhbander named Big Ten Players of the Week

J.T. Barrett was named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after an impressive performance in Ohio State's win vs. Nebraska. Leon Jacobs takes home the second Defensive Player of the Week award for Wisconsin this month, while Charlie Kuhbander is the first Northwestern player to win Special Teams Player of the Week since Solomon Vault in October 2016.

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1dJeremy Mills

Best quarterbacks in Week 7: J.T. Barrett

Barrett posted a Total QBR over 90 for the fourth straight week, the longest streak in FBS this season, but for the first time this year, he had success throwing downfield.

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Buckeye O stands out in Husker rout

Ohio State just edges out Oklahoma State for FBS' most efficient offense from Week 7. Two Pac-12 stalwarts, Stanford and Arizona, turned in pretty sharp performances as well.

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Barrett stood above the rest in Week 7

After torching Nebraska both through the air (27-of-33, 325 yards, 5 TD) and on the ground (10 carries, 48 yards, 2 TD), Ohio State's J.T. Barrett finished with the weekend's best QBR. Perhaps more impressive is that Army's Ahmad Bradshaw had the fourth-best QBR despite not completing a pass in the Black Knights' win over Eastern Michigan.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The Alabama Crimson Tide, at -125, are now odds-on favorites to win the national championship at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas. Ohio State and Clemson are the only other teams with single-digit odds.

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Top 10 shaken up by upset-filled weekend

Penn State has climbed to No. 2 in the Associated Press poll behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Though Clemson, Washington and Auburn all lost this weekend, FPI believes that all three are still some of the best teams in college football going forward.

Barrett's fingerprints all over Buckeyes' win (0:35)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett says the Buckeyes talked before their 56-14 win over Nebraska about second-ranked Clemson's loss to big underdog Syracuse on Friday. The Buckeyes also took note of Nebraska's streak of 20 consecutive wins in night games at home, snapped last week by Wisconsin.


Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

"This is a good time to have a bye week," says Urban Meyer, who praised his team's offensive play and the performance of QB J.T. Barrett in Ohio State's fifth straight win.


Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State players leave the field at Memorial Stadium to chants by their fans of "Beat Penn State" after a 56-14 rout of Nebraska. The Buckeyes have won five straight and get a week off before PSU visits Columbus on Oct. 28.

Barrett-to-Hill TD connection for second time (0:20)
Barrett finds Baugh for score (0:19)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Left tackle Jamarco Jones is the latest Ohio State player to get up slowly and walk off. He remains on the sideline.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State defensive end Jalyn Holmes took a hard hit from a teammate and lay for several moments on the turf at Memorial Stadium before walking off slowly, with help from trainers, to the locker room.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State drives tonight at Nebraska: 9 plays, 96 yards, 9-85, 8-80, 8-71, 8-59, 9-75. All touchdowns. Buckeyes lead the Huskers 42-0 early in the third quarter.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

A first at Memorial Stadium: A couple hundred balloons, traditionally held until the first touchdown, were released by fans after a 2-yard run to the Nebraska 18. The drive stalled near midfield after one of the darker moments of the past 50 years in this place. Ohio State leads 28-0.

Team Stats

Passing Yards326.711th
Rushing Yards250.617th
Points For47.33rd
Points Against15.411th