Photo Gallery - Ohio State at Penn State

Everything was going fine for Ohio State fans prior to the Buckeye's game with Penn State in Happy Valley. Northwestern, behind mighty might Tyrell Sutton, beat Wisconsin and Michigan was defeated. That was as good as it could get. But Ohio State wasn't able to take care of their business on the field at Beaver Stadium and came away with a disappointing 17-10 defeat to fall to 3-1 on the year and 1-1 in the Big Ten. Penn State advanced to 6-0 with the ESPN GameDay victory.

Photo Gallery - Ohio State at Penn State

Mike Kudla

Santonio Holmes and Ted Ginn back deep for the opening kickoff.

Ginn returns the opening kickoff 13 yards to the 16 to start the game. Ginn returned 4 kickoffs for 59 yards and two punts for five yards.

The OSU offense produced 230 yards of offense with 91 net yards rushing and 139 net yards passing.

The Penn State offense netted 195 yards with 117 net yards rushing and 78 net yards passing.

Ginn had 3 receptions for 40 yards.

Holmes had 4 catches for 41 yards to lead OSU in both categories.

Antonio Pittman had 15 rushes for 58 yards.

Ohio State managed this Josh Huston field goal on their second drive of the game to take a first-quarter 3-0 lead.

Derrick Williams scored Penn State's first touchdown on a 13-yard run in the second quarter to give them a 7-3 lead.

Moments later, after a Troy Smith interception gave Penn State the ball at the 2, Michael Robinson crashed in from the 1 to give PSU a 14-3 lead.

Tony Hunter rushed 16 times for 64 yards.

Anthony Schlegel had 9 total tackles in the game and Bobby Carpenter had 4.

Troy Smith rushed for 15 net yards on 19 carries.

Rob Sims played some right tackle when Kirk Barton went down.

Freshman Alex Boone played right tackle when Sims moved back to left guard.

T.J. Downing tutoring Boone on the sideline.

Robinson rushed for 52 net yards on 14 carries.

Robinson was 11 of 20 passing for 78 yards.

Smith unleashes a long incomplete pass on this play to Holmes. Smith was 13 for 25 for 139 yards and 1 interception.

Carpenter almost gets to Robinson on this screen pass.

Williams was held to 1 catch for 11 yards.

Nate Salley had four tackles in the game.

A.J. Hawk tied Schlegel for the high mark in tackles for OSU with 9 stops.

Tamba Hail, #91, sealed the victory for Penn State with a crushing tackle of Smith that caused a fumble and end any hopes for an OSU comeback.

Paul Posluszny led Penn State with 14 total tackles.

Dan Connor, with a sack on this play, had 12 tackles for the home team.

Joe Paterno has his team back in the national spotlight at 6-0 now.

Jim Tressel has lost two of the three times he's played Paterno at Penn State.

Ohio State falls to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the Big Ten.

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