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Ohio Football Suffers Setback at Buffalo

Redshirt senior quarterback Tyler Tettleton

Nov. 5, 2013

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BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Ohio University football team (6-3, 3-2 MAC) suffered a 30-3 setback to the University at Buffalo (7-2, 5-0 MAC) in a Mid-American Conference East Division contest Tuesday at UB Stadium.

After a scoreless first quarter, Buffalo took a 7-0 lead with 12:24 to play in the half.

The Bulls drove into Ohio territory on their next drive, but redshirt senior cornerback Travis Carrie (Antioch, Calif.) picked off Buffalo sophomore quarterback Joe Licata in the end zone, marking Buffalo's first turnover in five league contests this season.

Redshirt sophomore kicker Josiah Yazdani (Albany, Ohio) nailed his seventh field goal of the season with 37 seconds left in the first half to send the Bobcats into halftime trailing by just four at four.

The Bulls broke the contest open in the third quarter, though, and scored 23 unanswered points in the second half. 

Redshirt senior quarterback Tyler Tettleton (Norman, Okla.) completed 14 passes for 126 yards. Redshirt senior running back Beau Blankenship (Norman, Okla.) rushed for 68 yards on 20 carries.

Defensively, redshirt sophomore linebacker Ben Russell (Cincinnati, Ohio) led the Bobcats with eight tackles.

The Bobcats look to bounce back next Tuesday when they travel to Bowling Green for their regular season road finale. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be nationally televised on ESPNU.