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Postgame Notes: Ohio vs. Bowling Green

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Nov. 8, 2012

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Ohio 14 (8-2; 4-2), Bowling Green 26 (7-3; 5-1)
Peden Stadium
Attendance: 19,122
Postgame Notes

Team Notes
-Prior to Ohio’s matchup with Bowling Green, the Bobcats honored 19 seniors.

-The 2012 senior class is the winningest class in school history, posting a 39-23 record dating back to the start of the 2008 season.

-The Bobcats’ loss to Bowling Green was their first loss at home this season and their first setback at Peden Stadium since their contest against Ball State in 2011. The last time Ohio went undefeated at home was 1988.

-The Bobcats drop to 9-2 in weekday games dating back to 2009.

-The Bobcats have a 21-8 record inside Peden Stadium since the start of the 2008 season. Ohio has outscored its opponents 226-134 in home games this season.

-Ohio engineered a 14 play, 95-yard scoring drive in the third quarter, which is the longest scoring drive Bowling Green has allowed all season

-The Bobcats have posted five 90-plus yard scoring drives this season.

-Ohio opened the game by scoring on its first offensive series of the game.

-Ohio head coach Frank Solich coached his 100th career game at Ohio on Wednesday against Bowling Green.

-Solich falls to 116-61 overall and 58-42 since coming to Ohio back in 2005.

-Solich drops to 17-8 in the month of November for his career.

Ohio-Bowling Green Series Notes
-Ohio and Bowling Green met for the 64th time on Wednesday night. The Falcons increased their lead in the all-time series to 37-25-2 with the win.

-The Bobcats dropped their first decision to Bowling Green since 2008.

Individual Notes
-Quarterback Tyler Tettleton finished the game with 145 passing yards and became Ohio’s all-time career leader with 5,475, passing former Bobcat Sammy Shon.

-Tettleton rushed in from five yards out to score the Bobcats’ first touchdown of the game, logging his first15th career rushing touchdown. He also threw a touchdown to Chase Cochran in the second half.

-Tettleton has accounted for 60 touchdowns in his collegiate career (15 rushing, 44 passing and one receiving).

-Running back Beau Blankenship rushed for a team-high 97 yards.

-Ohio offensive linemen Eric Herman, Skyler Allen, Ryan McGrath and John Prior made their 48th, 36th, 16th, 13th and 10th career starts, respectively. Ohio’s interior linemen have made a combined 146 career starts.

Defensive Notes
-Seniors Corey Hasting, Carl Jones and Gerald Moore finished the game with six tackles each to lead the defensive unit.