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Postgame Notes: Ohio vs. Eastern Michigan

Ryan Boykin

Nov. 1, 2012

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Ohio 45 (8-1; 4-1), Eastern Michigan 14 (1-8; 0-5)
Peden Stadium
Attendance: 16,789
Postgame Notes

Team Notes
-The Bobcats' win over Eastern Michigan gives Ohio its best record through nine games since 1968.
-With the win over Eastern Michigan, the Bobcats have now won 14 of their last 16 games dating back to last season.
-The Bobcats are 9-1 in their last 10 weekday games dating back to 2009. -Ohio improves to 5-0 at home this season.
-The Bobcats have a 21-7 record inside Peden Stadium since the start of the 2008 season. Ohio has outscored its opponents 212-107 in home games this season.
-Ohio outgained Eastern Michigan 559-305. The Bobcats' 500-yard plus effort was Ohio's second-largest offensive output of the season.
-Ohio's 18-play, 61-yard drive, which spanned 7:17 was the Bobcats' longest drive of the year in terms of plays (18) and time (7:17).
-The Bobcats' 99-yard drive was their longest of the year in terms of yards.
-Ohio head coach Frank Solich improves to 116-60 overall and 58-41 since coming to Ohio back in 2005.
-Solich also improves to 17-7 in the month of November.

Ohio-Eastern Michigan Series Notes
-Ohio and Eastern Michigan met for the 29th time on Thursday night. The Bobcats hold the all-time series lead over Eastern Michigan 17-11-1.
-Ohio posted its fifth straight win over Eastern Michigan.
-The Bobcats have not lost to Eastern Michigan since Oct. 16, 1999.

Individual Notes
-Quarterback Tyler Tettleton threw three touchdown passes for the sixth time in his career.
-Tettleton finished the game with 255 yards passing.
-Tettleton's 79-yard touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Donte' Foster was the longest completion of his career.
-With 255 yards through the air, Tettleton moved into second place on Ohio's all-time career passing yards list with 5,330 in his career.
-Foster's 79-yard touchdown reception was the longest reception of his career as well.
-The 79-yard pitch and catch was the sixth-longest reception in school history.
-Foster surpassed his previous career-high for receiving yards in the first half as he tallied 76 yards receiving. Foster finished the game with 164 receiving yards.
-Junior running back Ryan Boykin totaled a season-best 128 yards rushing. He also scored a touchdown.
-Freshman running back Daz' Patterson scored his first career rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter.
-Ohio offensive linemen Eric Herman, Skyler Allen, Vince Carlotta, Ryan McGrath and John Prior made their 47th, 35th, 15th, 12th and ninth career starts, respectively. Ohio's interior linemen have made a combined 141 career starts.

Defensive Notes
-Senior defensive lineman Carl Jones posted a career-high 10 tackles. He also finished with one sack.
-Junior linebacker Keith Moore recorded his second interception of the year. He also totaled eight tackles.
-The Ohio defense held EMU scoreless in the second half, allowing just 135 yards after halftime.