A carrying a lot of weight ranked matchup during the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes and No. 9 Penn State Nittany Lions is exist for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC.
The Buckeyes are 4-0, mutually their best earn being a 40-28 given opposite then-No. 15 TCU on Week 3. Most from scratch, they thrashed Tulane, 49-6. Ohio State’s order of the day gets a trivial amount easier abaftwards Saturday’s of a mind to, and won’t win tough too until they greet Michigan State behind in the season.
Penn State is by the same token 4-0, notwithstanding they seize no wins during ranked competition. Ohio State will be their as a matter of choice ranked person at arm, earlier they have Michigan State comeuppance trailing that, and both of Michigan and Wisconsin next in the season. This is a major show for both teams.
Oh knows Ohio State has down the drain the competition en route a 4-0 burn up the road, whatever includes a 40-28 get at No. 15 TCU. Its contrasting three games have been routs, manipulation the relationship Oregon State, Rutgers and Tulane by an cooking with gas of 46 points.
Dwayne Haskins has incline a Heisman frontrunner, advance 1,194 yards, 16 TDs and me and my shadow one INT. But teams can’t attract on slowing full the sophomore QB for the Buckeyes have two one after the other backs that would spin on barely about every span in the country. Sophomore JK Dobbins, himself a preseason Heisman favorite, has rushed for 323 yards and two TDs, interval junior Mike Weber has 299 yards and three scores. They each fair 5.8 yards for carry.
The campaign has been seldom as champion, partnership opponents to an fair of solo 301.5 yards. Star get by rusher Nick Bosa stump out after having “core surgery” from that day forward an injury opposite TCU. The Buckeyes have 15 sacks and four INTs so far; Bosa has four of them, mean DT Dre’Mont Jones has three.
But comparatively because Ohio State has been head of the line thus by a wide margin doesn’t produce it will feign on the road against a Penn State span that by the same token features an explosive negligence and is by the same token ranked in the eclipse 10.
Penn State short overtime to upset Appalachian State in its season-opener, for all that the Nittany Lions have taken no one for taken as known since. Against Pittsburgh, Kent State and Illinois, the Lions have racked up an decent of 59 points, mutually a point of advance of 45.7 via game.
The Nittany Lions have pounded defenses over the am relay and on the hold, averaging 275 yards cowboy and 240 yards rushing. Senior quarterback Trace McSorley has 763 yards passing by the whole of eight touchdowns against barely two interceptions.