Ohio State and Michigan traded blows in the first quarter, but the Buckeyes never trailed after the Wolverines’ opening drive.
J.K. Dobbins ran in three touchdowns before halftime. The junior rushed for 211 yards and the four TDs while also catching two passes for 49 yards.
With the first half belonging to Dobbins, Justin Fields waited to rule until the second half.
The sophomore QB threw 302 yards and four touchdowns on 14-of-25 passing.
Ohio State and Michigan each scored two TDs in the first quarter, but Michigan missed the extra point after their first score keeping them behind 14-13 after the opening frame.
The Buckeyes outscored the Wolverines 42-14 in the final three quarters. Ohio State scored at least 14 points in each quarter.
Today’s loss marks Michigan’s eighth straight game dropped to the Buckeyes. The loss also means Jim Harbaugh is still winless (0-5) in his games coached against Ohio State since he took over Michigan in 2015.
Here are the highlights from Ohio State-Michigan:
Giles Jackson 22-yd TD run, 6-0 Wolverines (Missed PAT)
J.K. Dobbins 5-yd TD run, 7-6 Buckeyes
Justin Fields to Chris Olave 57-yd TD, 14-6 Buckeyes
Shea Patterson to Donovan Peoples-Jones 25-yd TD, 14-13 Buckeyes
Dobbins 6-yd TD run, 21-13 Buckeyes
Dobbins 5-yd TD run, 28-13 Buckeyes
Fields to K.J. Hill 6-yd TD, 35-16 Buckeyes
Fields to Garrett Wilson 30-yd TD, 42-16 Buckeyes
Hassan Haskins 2-yd TD, 42-27 Buckeyes (Michigan Good 2-pt. Conv.)
Fields to Austin Mack 16-yd TD, 49-27 Buckeyes
Dobbins 33-yd TD run, 56-27 Buckeyes
Final Call: Buckeyes win 56-27
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