Tom Orr

Staff member
May 28, 2020
Ohio State and Akron will kick off the Buckeyes’ final non-conference game of the season on Saturday night in Ohio Stadium.

The Buckeyes are favored by 49 points, one of the program’s biggest point spreads in recent memory.

It’s also going to be the first career start for a young OSU quarterback who hasn’t yet thrown his first collegiate pass.

Those unusual circumstances lead to some interesting numbers and notes, so let’s dive right in.

As always, these come directly from, or are inspired by, the official game notes from Ohio State and Akron.


Ohio State has spent zero weeks outside the top-10 of the AP poll since Ryan Day took over as head coach. The Buckeyes are currently ranked No. 10.


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