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Game Notes: Ohio vs. Kent State

Oct. 1, 2011

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-Ohio defeated Kent State for the first time since 2008. The Bobcats hold the all-time series lead at 39-23-2.

-With the win Ohio improved to 4-1 on the year. The last time Ohio began a season 4-1 was in 1997. The Bobcats also moved to 3-0 at home for the first time since 2005.

-Ohio has compiled a 10-1 record in the month of October dating back to 2009. Head coach Frank Solich is 19-8 in the month of October and 38-14 throughout his career.

-Sophomore Tyler Tettleton's two touchdowns mark the 11th and 12th of the season, putting him eighth all-time in a single season. Tettleton also moved up the list for passing yards by a sophomore in Ohio history. Tettleton finished the contest with 276 yards, which is second in school history. Tettleton only trails Sammy Shon, who recorded 1,336 yards as a sophomore during the 1979 season.

-Sophomore Tyler Tettleton has thrown eight touchdowns in the redzone this season.

-Senior LaVon Brazill pulled in a four-yard touchdown pass from sophomore Tyler Tettleton in the second quarter, marking his fifth receiving touchdown of the season and 12th of his career. Brazill's five touchdowns in 2011 puts him 10th on the single-season career records list, while his 12 career touchdown catches is tied fourth all-time in Bobcat history.

-Freshman defensive back Nathan Carpenter collected his second interception of the season (and his career) on the first offensive drive of the game for Kent State. Carpenter also recorded his first career sack, tackling Kent State's Spencer Keith for a loss of 10 yards. The Ohio finished the day with a career-high 10 tackles.

-Senior linebacker Noah Keller assisted on a sack, his first of the season, bringing him to 6.0 total sacks in his career. His 10 tackles on the afternoon increase his career total to 349, which ranks 10th all-time in school history.

-Redshirt sophomore Gerald Moore collected his second interception of the season (eighth of his career) at the end of the first quarter.

-Freshman Josh Kristoff picked up this first career interception in the second quarter.

-Sophomore Xavier Hughes' pass breakup in the first half marked his team-leading seventh pass defended of the season.

-Junior linebacker Alphonso Lewis recorded his second fumble recovery of the season (third in his career) during the third quarter.

-Junior kicker Matt Weller continues to improve as the Bobcats' all-time career-record holder for field goals made. Weller was successful from 43-yards out in the second quarter, improving to 41 on his career.