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OHIO AT BUFFALO | POST GAME NOTES 

OHIO AT BUFFALO | POST GAME NOTES 

CAPTAINS – Quentin Poling, Javon Hagan, A.J. Ouellette, Troy Mangen
WEATHER – Sunny, 49-degrees, wind-SW 21 mph
ATTENDANCE – 12,273

OVERALL 
-Ohio is now 14-10 all-time against Buffalo with the home team winning the last eight meetings.
-Ohio finished the regular season with at least eight wins under head coach Frank Solich for the eighth time during his tenure.
-Head Coach Frank Solich is now 96-71 at Ohio and 154-90 overall for his career.

OFFENSE
-With his first rushing touchdown of the game sophomore QB Nathan Rourke set a single-season record with 20 rushing touchdowns at Ohio. Rourke finished with two rushing touchdowns bringing his season total to 21. 
-Ohio tied the single-season record with 40 rushing touchdowns.
-Rourke finished the game with 15-30 passing for 265 yards and one passing touchdown.
-Ohio's 92-yard drive in the third quarter was the second-longest scoring drive of the season.
-RS freshman WR Cameron Odom caught a 57-yard touchdown pass, the longest of his career. It was the third touchdown of the season for Odom. Odom finished the game with two catches for 85 yards, leading the WR corps. 
-Seeing his first action since Central Michigan, freshman RB Julian Ross led Ohio with a career high 81 rushing yards on 19 carries.
-Ohio had 424 yards of total offense with 159 n the ground and 265 through the air.

DEFENSE
-Ohio held Buffalo to 56-yards rushing, it was the fifth time this season Ohio has held an opponent to under 70-yards rushing.
-Buffalo's 24-point first quarter was the most points allowed by Ohio in the opening quarter this season, ties the most allowed in any quarter (Purdue, 24, 2nd).
-Ohio held Buffalo without a scoring drive from their third drive in the first quarter until their third drive in the fourth quarter.
-RS senior cornerback Bradd Ellis led Ohio with six tackles and five solo stops.
-RS junior defensive lineman Kent Berger and RS senior linebacker Quentin Poling each had a sack for Ohio. Poling and junior linebacker Evan Croutch recorded a pass breakup each.

SPECIAL TEAMS 
-RS sophomore placekicker Louie Zervos drilled his only field goal attempt for a 44-yard score. Zervos was also 3-3 on PAT.
-RS sophomore punter Michael Farkas had six punts for 231 yards including a long of 51 and two inside the 20-yardline.

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