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Postgame Notes: Ohio 38, Austin Peay 0

Daz' Patterson

Sept. 21, 2013

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Ohio 38, Austin Peay 0
Ohio University Postgame Notes
Athens, Ohio | Peden Stadium
Attendance: 19,547
Sept. 21, 2013

-The Bobcats' shutout of Austin Peay marked the first time Ohio has held an opponent scoreless since Sept. 25, 2004.
-Ohio's meeting with Austin Peay was its first-ever matchup.
-Saturday afternoon's meeting was aired on ESPN3. Ohio has had its last 13 home games aired on the ESPN Family of Networks.
-The Bobcats improved to 22-5 dating back to the start of the 2009 season.
-With the win, Ohio captured its 18th win in their last 24 games dating back to the 2011 season.
-Ohio led 28-0 heading into the fourth quarter. The Bobcats improved to 52-7 when leading after three quarters of play.
-The Bobcats' 494 yards of total offense was a season-best. Ohio held Austin Peay to 298 yards of total offense, which is the fewest yards the defensive unit has allowed all year.
-Head Coach Frank Solich collected his 120th career win and 62nd victory at Ohio. He is now tied for eighth all-time with former MAC coaches Al Molde (Western Michigan) and Joe Novak (NIU).

Offensive Notes
-Senior quarterback Tyler Tettleton finished the game, going 13-of-15 through the air for 213 yards and three touchdowns.
-Tettleton has now thrown three-or-more touchdowns in seven games throughout his career.
-With his 213 yards passing, Tettleton surpassed 7,000 yards passing for his career. He is the first player in school history to pass for over 7,000 yards.
-Tettleton also picked up his 21st career win as a starter. He is now 21-9 all time as a starter.
-Senior wide receiver Matt Waters logged his first career touchdown in the first quarter. Waters finished the afternoon with four receptions for 55 yards.
-Senior wide receiver Donte' Foster hauled in his first receiving touchdown of the year and the 15th of his career.
-Foster finished the game with 64 yards receiving and moved into eighth-place on the all-time receiving list.
-Redshirt sophomore Daz' Patterson rushed for a game-high 94 yards on just seven carries.
-For the third-consecutive week, Ohio scored on its first offensive series. Ohio improved to 39-11 since 2005 when scoring first.
-Offensive lineman Nick Gibbons logged his first career start.
-Redshirt freshman quarterback JD Sprague appeared in his first career game.

Defensive Notes
-Linebacker Jovon Johnson recorded a game-high 8.0 tackles. His 8.0 tackles were a career-high.
-Ohio's Brandon Atwell also posted his first career start.