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Ohio vs. Marshall - Postgame Notes

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Sept. 15, 2012

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Ohio 27 (3-0), Marshall 24 (1-2)
Joan C. Edwards Stadium
Attendance: 33,436
Postgame Notes

TEAM NOTES
-The Bobcats win at Marshall is Ohio's first win in Huntington since 1988.
-Ohio has now won nine of its last 10 games dating back to last season.
-With the win, Ohio improves to 31-19-6 all-time against the Herd.
-Ohio's win over Marshall marks the first time since the 1979 and 1980 seasons that the Bobcats have posted back-to-back wins over the Herd.
-Ohio improved to 2-0 on the road to start the season for the first time since 1976. -With the win over Marshall, Ohio has now opened the year 3-0 for the second straight season. The last time Ohio opened the season up with three straight wins in back-to-back seasons was in 1967 and 1968.
-Ohio was outgained 491-399, but forced Marshall into three turnovers.
-Ohio was outgained 179-51 in the first quarter, but the Bobcats responded in the second quarter to outgain Marshall 204-33.
-The 33,436 fans at Joan C. Edwards Stadium is the sixth largest crowd in Marshall Football history.
-Ohio's 16-play scoring drive in the second quarter was its longest of the year in terms of plays. The Bobcats 96-yard scoring drive in the second quarter was the longest in terms of yards.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
-Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton completed 20-of-35 of his passes and now has totaled 342 career completions, which ranks fourth all-time.
-Tettleton now has 35 career touchdown passes and is just three TD passes shy of tying former Bobcat signal caller Boo Jackson for the all-time school record.
-Tettleton has now thrown three or more touchdowns in five games throughout his career.
-Dating back to last season, Tettleton has not thrown an interception in his last 129 attempts.
-Since taking over as the team's starter in 2011, Tettleton has thrown seven touchdowns passes in the fourth quarter alone.
-Junior running back Beau Blankenship has now rushed for over 100 yards in three straight games.
-Senior wide receiver Tyler Futrell posted a career-high five receptions.
-Junior tight end Troy Hill hauled in his first career touchdown reception in the second quarter as he caught a six yard pass from quarterback Tyler Tettleton.
-Junior wide receiver Matt Waters collected his first career reception in the second quarter as he hauled in a 22-yard pass from Tyler Tettleton.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
-The Herd's third quarter touchdown marked the first time Ohio had given up a second half offensive touchdown all season.
-Ohio held Marshall under 100 yards rushing. The `Cats have held each of their first three opponents to under 100 yards rushing.
-Sophomore cornerback Larenzo Fisher had a team and career-high 11 tackles.
-Senior Jelani Woseley recorded his second interception of the season.