Scores

Final

N Illinois 12

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Ohio State 35

(1-0, 1-0 home)

3:30 PM ET, September 2, 2006

Ohio Stadium, COLUMBUS, OH

1 2 3 4 T
NIU 0 3 3 612
OSU 21 7 0 735

Top Performers

Passing: T. Smith (OSU) - 297 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: G. Wolfe (NIU) - 26 CAR, 171 YDS

Receiving: T. Ginn Jr. (OSU) - 4 REC, 123 YDS, 2 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNIUOSU
TD08:24Ted Ginn Jr. 5 Yd Pass From Troy Smith (Aaron Pettrey Kick) 07
TD06:38Ted Ginn Jr. 58 Yd Pass From Troy Smith (Aaron Pettrey Kick) 014
TD03:15Anthony Gonzalez 15 Yd Pass From Troy Smith (Aaron Pettrey Kick) 021
SECOND QUARTERNIUOSU
TD14:55Chris Wells 8 Yd Run (Aaron Pettrey Kick) 028
FG06:16Chris Nedick 35 Yd 328
THIRD QUARTERNIUOSU
FG08:39Chris Nedick 37 Yd 628
FOURTH QUARTERNIUOSU
TD14:58Antonio Pittman 1 Yd Run (Aaron Pettrey Kick) 635
TD10:27Garrett Wolfe 5 Yd Pass From Phil Horvath (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1235

Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
OSU
1st Downs1522
3rd down efficiency
1-136-10
4th down efficiency
3-31-1
Total Yards343488
Passing192315
Comp-Att
16-3020-27
Yards per pass
6.411.7
Rushing151173
Rushing Attempts
3336
Yards per rush
4.64.8
Penalties4-353-40
Turnovers12
Fumbles lost
02
Interceptions thrown
10
Possession31:0428:56
Northern Illinois Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
P. Horvath15/261857.11111.7
D. Nicholson1/471.8004.3
Team16/301926.411-
Ohio State Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
T. Smith18/2529711.93098.7
J. Zwick2/2189.0000.0
Team20/2731511.730-
Northern Illinois Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
G. Wolfe261716.600
M. Clanton294.500
D. Nicholson1-8-8.000
P. Horvath4-21-5.300
Team331514.600
Ohio State Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
A. Pittman191115.810
C. Wells10505.010
M. Wells5153.000
T. Smith1-1-1.000
J. Zwick1-2-2.000
Team361734.800
Northern Illinois Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
G. Wolfe511422.810
J. Nordin33712.300
B. Davis5234.600
J. Carter11414.000
M. Clanton242.000
Team1619212.010
Ohio State Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
T. Ginn Jr.412330.820
A. Gonzalez45313.310
B. Robiskie33210.700
B. Hartline13232.000
M. Wells13030.000
R. Small3196.300
R. Nicol2147.000
A. Dukes11212.000
A. Pittman100.000
Team2031515.830
Northern Illinois Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
Ohio State Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
L. Grant1490
Team1490
Northern Illinois Tackles
 TOTSACKSSOLO
Team000
Ohio State Tackles
 TOTSACKSSOLO
Team000
Northern Illinois Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Perez24723.530
B. Davis11919.019
Team36622.030
Ohio State Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
J. O'Neal24824.031
T. Ginn Jr.22512.515
Team47318.331
Northern Illinois Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
Team000.00
Ohio State Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
T. Ginn Jr.24422.022
A. Gonzalez11111.011
Team35518.322
Northern Illinois Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
C. Nedick2/2100.0370/06
Team2/2100.0370/06
Ohio State Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
A. Pettrey0/10.0--5/55
R. Pretorius0/10.0--0/00
Team0/20.0--5/55
ATTENDANCE: 103,896