Central Florida vs Ohio State Recap - Buckeyes Win 31-16
|Central Florida vs Ohio State Recap - Buckeyes Win 31-16|
Central Florida was unable to contain Braxton Miller on Saturday and the result was a 31-16 Week 2 loss against the Buckeyes.
Ohio State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 50.5.
Braxton Miller completed 18 of 24 pass attempts for 155 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Knights defense.
Storm Johnson rushed for 75 yards for Central Florida, while Brynn Harvey added 36 yards. Blake Bortles threw for 249 yards for the Knights, while receivers J.J. Worton and Quincy McDuffie had 96 and 44 yards respectively.
Ohio State outgained Central Florida 411-352 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Buckeyes.
The time of possession battle favored Ohio State as their offense was on the field for 33:16, longer than the 26:44 of their opponents.
Ohio State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against California. Central Florida will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida International.