PREVIEW: Ohio State - Quick Facts

An up-close, in-depth look at the 2007 Ohio State Buckeyes.

QUICK FACTS

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

All-Time Series: Ohio State leads 1-0-1

First Meeting: 1987, LSU 13, Ohio State 13

Last Meeting: 1988, Ohio State 36, LSU 33

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Stadium: Ohio Stadium (102,329)

Head Coach: Jim Tressel, 7th Year; 73-15, 208-72-2 overall, 22 years

Conference: Big Ten

2007 IN REVIEW

2007 Record: 11-1, 7-1 Big Ten (1st)

Ranking: 1 (AP, Coaches, BCS)

Last Bowl Appearance: 2006 BCS National Championship Game – Florida 41, Ohio State 14

Last Conference Championship: 2007

2007 STAT BREAKDOWN (NCAA)

Total Offense: 397 ypg (58)

Rushing Offense: 201 ypg (20)

Passing Offense: 195 ypg (87)

Scoring Offense: 32 ppg (36)

Total Defense: 225 ypg (1)

Rushing Defense: 77 ypg (3)

Pass Defense: 148 (1)

Scoring Defense: 10 (1)

STATISTICAL LEADERS

Rushing: Chris "Beanie" Wells – 254-1463, 14 TD, 5.7 ypc, 121.9 ypg

Passing: Todd Boeckman – 272-175, 2164, 23 TD, 12 Int., 180.3 ypg

Receiving: Brian Robiskie – 50-885, 10 TD, 73.8 ypg

Tackles: James Laurinaitis – 64 solo, 39 assists, 95 total

Sacks: James Laurinaitis – 5

Tackles for loss: Vernon Gholston – 14.5

2007 SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Result

S-1 Youngstown State W, 38-6

S-8 Akron W, 20-2

S-15 at Washington W, 33-14

S-22 Northwestern W, 58-7

S-29 at Minnesota W, 30-7

O-6 at Purdue W, 23-7

O-13 Kent State W, 48-3

O-20 Michigan State W, 24-17

O-27 at Penn State W, 37-17

N-3 Wisconsin W, 38-17

N-10 Illinois L, 21-28

N-17 at Michigan W, 14-3


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