The students were back for the Big Ten opener vs. the Wildcats.
Brian Robiskie hauled in one of two first-quarter touchdowns. He later added a third touchdown reception in the second quarter.
Maurice Wells dove over the Northwestern defensive line for a touchdown in the first half.
The defense got in on the scoring when Anderson Russell forced C.J. Bacher to fumble.
Vernon Gholston picked the ball up.
And he rumbled in for a touchdown.
Jake Ballard stretched for extra yards after a catch.
Jamario O'Neal (3) and Tyler Moeller (26) combined to stop a Northwestern runner in his tracks.
Larry Grant blocked a Northwestern punt.
Third-string quarterback Antonio Henton, center, saw some playing time in the rout.
Freshman Brian Rolle twisted Northwestern kick returner Sherrick McManus (24) during a tackle.
Rolle (36), Austin Spitler (38) and Nick Patterson (23) combined for another tackle.
The Buckeyes stood and waited for the beginning of Carmen Ohio after the win.