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Ohio vs. Miami Postgame Notes

Oct. 26, 2013

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Ohio 41, Miami 16
Ohio Football Postgame Notes

Athens, Ohio | Peden Stadium

Attendance: 21,638


-Ohio is now bowl eligible for the fifth-consecutive season.
-With the win over Miami (OH), Ohio has now moved its all-time record back to .500 (531-531-48).
-With the win, Ohio has now defeated Miami (OH) in seven of the last eight years. -The Bobcats improved to 23-6 at Peden Stadium dating back to the start of the 2009 season.
-Ohio also improves to 4-1 in home games this season.
-Ohio has now won six of their last seven games.
-They Bobcat triumph also gives Ohio its 21st win in the last 28 games dating back to the 2011 season.
-The Bobcats improve to 36-52-2 all-time against Miami (OH).
-Head coach Frank Solich improves to 43-18 all-time in the month of October. -Solich is 7-2 all-time against Miami (OH).
-Solich improves to 65-46 all-time at Ohio and moves into seventh-place on the all-time Mid-American Conference coaching wins list.
-Ohio scored on its first possession of the game for the sixth time in its last seven games. The Bobcats have a 41-12 mark when they scores first.
-Ohio Athletics honored the Bobcats' 1968 MAC Championship squad prior to the start of the fourth quarter.

Offensive Notes

-Senior wide receiver Donte' Foster became Ohio's all-time leader in career touchdown receptions, Saturday with, his three touchdown receptions giving him 20 for his career.
-Foster surpassed former Bobcat Terrence McCrae for first all-time on the Ohio touchdown receptions list.
-Foster finished the game with eight receptions with for 122 yards and three touchdown receptions.
-Foster has now surpassed 100 yards receiving in each of the last three games. In those contests, Foster has totaled 28 receptions, 383 yards.
-Quarterback Tyler Tettleton collected his 24th career win as a starter. Since taking over as the starter in 2011, Tettleton is 24-10.
-Tettleton surpassed 8,000 career passing yards against the RedHawks. No Ohio signal-caller has ever thrown for 8,000 career yards.
-Tettleton finished the game, going 22-of-32 for 306 yards and three touchdowns.
-Senior running back Beau Blankenship rushed for a game and season-high 172 yards on 20 carries (8.6 yards per carry).
-Blankenship has now surpassed 100 yards rushing in 11 career games.
-Senior wide receiver Matt Waters tied a season-high with six receptions. He also had a season-best 96-yards receiving.

Defensive Notes

-Ohio totaled seven sacks on the afternoon. In the last four games, the Bobcats have totaled 20 sacks.
-Ohio held Miami (OH) to 85-yards rushing. It marked the second time this season, Ohio has held an opponent under 100 yards on the ground.
-Rookie defensive lineman Tarell Bashman registered his sixth sack on the year.
Basham entered the game as the MAC leader in sacks among freshmen.
-Redshirt senior cornerback Travis Carrie pick up his first interception on the year in the second quarter off Miami (OH) quarterback Austin Boucher.
-Redshirt sophomore linebacker Ben Russell had team-best seven tackles.

Special Teams Notes

-Sophomore kicker Josiah Yazdani connected on field goals of 24 and 33 yards. In 2013, Yazdani is a 6-for-6.