No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes scored a 36-24 victory over No. 12 Miami (FL) Hurricanes on Saturday. It is the second win in as many games for the Buckeyes and they have pushed the ‘Canes to 1-1. Ohio State made life things difficult for Miami quarterback Jacory Harris, forcing him into four interceptions.
Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor ran for 113 yards on 20 rushes, scored on a touchdown and passed for another. However, the Heisman Trophy candidate was inconsistent with his play, completing only 12 of 27 passes.
Devin Barclay scored five field goals for Ohio State. The Hurricanes took an early 7-3 lead after the first quarter. The Buckeyes began to dominate in the second quarter but the Hurricanes returned a couple of kicks for long scores.
Lamar Miller of Miami scored with an 88-yard kickoff return. Dan Herron scored a 4-yard touchdown for Ohio State in the second quarter and was quickly followed by Travis Benjamin returning a 79-yard punt to score the Hurricanes’ second touchdown for the game.