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Sept. 23, 2012

Ohio Moves to 4-0 after 44-10 Victory over Norfolk State

The Ohio University football team earned a convincing 44-10 victory over Norfolk State to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1976, thanks to four touchdown passes from quarterback Derrius Vick, who made his first career start Saturday at Peden Stadium.

Storified by OhioFootball · Sun, Sep 23 2012 07:43:45

Head coach Frank Solich addresses the media after a solid 44-10 victory over Norfolk State.
2012 FB | Norfolk State Postgame Press Conferenceohiobobcattv
Here are some video highlights, courtesy of Ohio's own WOUB.
Video Recap: Ohio 44, Norfolk State 10 (9/22/12)woubpbs
Lars Anderson from Sports Illustrated was in town to cover the Bobcats, which he called the greatest story so far this year in college football.
I'm on my way to Athens, Oh., to check out what might be the best story in college football thus far in the season: the Ohio Bobcats.Lars Anderson
Spending the day in the old stomping grounds of @SI_PeterKing in Athens, Oh., for an upcoming story on the Bobcats. Just a gem of a campus.Lars Anderson
Getting ready to go here in Athens. Gorgeous day in Southern Ohio. http://pic.twitter.com/1myFHFrTLars Anderson
Twilight in Athens, Oh., rippling over the old stadium, where Frank Solich and three former Neb coaches work on 4th fl http://pic.twitter.com/V1ZDNZ0yLars Anderson
Another great crowd showed up at Peden Stadium as fans' collective interest in Bobcat football remained high. 
Today's attendance at the Ohio vs. Norfolk State football game is 23,673 which ranks 6th all time in Peden Stadium history.OhioFootball
#BobcatNation http://yfrog.com/obxsnqqjBobcat Classifieds
Here with my family! Go Bobcats. #BobcatNation #bobcatpride http://pic.twitter.com/ltbHEPBeScott Kostohryz
OU babyyy #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/LcHA9HVxBecca Zaidel
Congratulations to Robert Gilham, the winner of the Frank Solich autographed black helmet! #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/4TNRmNe8Ohio Bobcat Club
Decent. #bobcatnation http://pic.twitter.com/uSl3zZxSDave Osborne
The 110 playing on a beautiful saturday #bobcatnation http://instagr.am/p/P5ErJolMym/Jack Hurley
RT @mwmw729: @Chase_Cochran hanging out with Lebanon youth after an Ohio win.#BobcatNation #warriornation http://pic.twitter.com/QuvretwDDougTurpin
Daddy bear :) GO BOBCATS !! #bobcatnation #college #football #OU http://instagr.am/p/P5JZvxS2R6/alexis mitchell
Beautiful day for a football game!!! #BobcatNation http://instagr.am/p/P5FIOThHL9/ jmills
Norfolk State even had some fans travel to the game to support its team.
#NSUAlumni preparing to travel to the Buckeye State to face the Ohio University Bobcats #BeholdTheGreenAndGold http://pic.twitter.com/PAReDZdsNSU Alumni
Some people couldn't make it to Athens but still found a way to connect with #BocatNation.
Lions on the tv. Cats on the computer. #GotttaLoveSaturdays #NittanyNation #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/8eABbIftAaron
Got the OU game on the TV in our hotel #winning #bobcatnation http://pic.twitter.com/vhpSSI9BAlyson Meister
Peden got a bit of a makeover outside the stadium with the addition of two large banners, one of Tyler Tettleton and one of the Marching 110.
Peden is looking #fresh today. #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/C5cpbxeOBJ Beach
Speaking of the Marching 110, they put on quite a show at halftime. 
The Ohio University marching band did a Gangam Style routine and it was actually pretty good: http://deadsp.in/Jo9PHzDeadspin
Gangnam Style - Ohio University Marching 110swaythecrowd
As for the game, Ohio forced a fumble on Norfolk State's opening drive en route to a quick 7-0 lead and never looked back. After forcing a three-and-out on NSU's next drive, Darrius Vick found Beau Blankenship for his second touchdown pass of the quarter as the Bobcats would rack up 24 points in the first period.
First play: turnover. This might be an easy game :) #BobcatNation #OhioBobcats #OUOHYEAHAlly Neese
Not sure if Derrius Vick or Michael Vick. #BobcatNationCody Cockrum
Touchdown by Vick!!!!! #BOBCATNATIONDavid Flynn
24 points in the first quarter #bobcatnationyoungdohner32
Ohio had increased its lead to 34-0 by halftime. Darrius Vick and Matt Weller led the way. 
#BobcatNation Just what the doctor ordered today? Easy game, lots of experience for backups, no pressure. Ohio leads 34-0 at the halfJason Arkley
3 touchdown passes in the first half for Darrius Vick. Making his first career start for the BobcatsJoe Howdyshell
34-0 half #bobcatnationZach Heilman
Fans were pretty excited to see their team move to 4-0. 
Anyways S/O to our football team 4-0 #bobcatnationWalter Offutt
Congrats boys! #bobcatnation proud to be a bobcat! http://instagr.am/p/P5Knj0x-91/Dani Boswell
great game cats! playing like champs! #gocatsgo #bobcatnationiEATrocks
"Paint this one green and white, it belongs to the bobcats!" #BobcatNationJen Cranmer
#undefeated #bobcatnationJakeRush
And BOOM goes the dynamite #ouohyea #bobcatnation #undefeated http://instagr.am/p/P5IEn5n8vO/Brianna Anderson
4 - 0, Baby! Let's go #BobcatNation @OhioFootball @OhioBobcats[Shannon]
#bobcatnation http://instagr.am/p/P5EYxZhJSm/Kristen Brenneman
The Bobcats win the internet!Shaun Adkins
Ohio University Bobcats crush Norfolk State 44-10..Go Bobcats!Karen Ciatyk
Go Bobcats!!! OU is 4-0 for the first time since 1976!!! Douglas Sanborn
Bobcats making their alumni proud! 4-0! #BobcatNation Maggie
Have you experienced Tailgreat Park on game days? If not, check out a video a recap of the experience and join us next time!
Ohio University Bobcats vs Norfolk St 9-22-2012davidwhiteservices
@holzerhealth tailgate is bumping! http://instagr.am/p/P4lqBkSYYP/Mike Wendling
@holzerhealth busting out some cornhole! http://instagr.am/p/P4qBdGyYc4/Mike Wendling
The Blackout is coming. Show your support of Ohio University and Ohio Football by purchasing a Bobcat Blackout shirt before the Bobcat Blackout game on Nov. 7 against Bowling Green. Shirts are available at all home football games and other home sports events.
The Blackout is coming #BobcatNation http://instagr.am/p/P4ebXkSYRf/Mike Wendling
Bobcat blackout shirts being sold at the hockey game! #bobcatblackout http://pic.twitter.com/EXprcJBwLee Miller
Bobcat Blackout http://instagr.am/p/P5DHQ_Bypv/Ohio Sports Business
Here's a quick list of links on all the coverage of the Ohio Bobcats yesterday after the game:
Bobcats roll Spartans in Vick's first start, 44-10Told just moments before the start that he would be starting in place of the injured Tyler Tettleton, Ohio redshirt freshman Derrius Vick...
Ohio, Vick beat NSUathensmessenger
Vick efficient as Ohio cruises past Norfolk StateBy STEVE UHLMANNATHENS, OH- With quarterback Tyler Tettleton nursing injuries, redshirt freshman Derrius Vick stepped in to make sure the...
Ohio 44, Norfolk St. 10ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Derrius Vick, making his first start at quarterback for Ohio, passed for four touchdowns in leading the Bobcats to a ...
Self-inflicted wounds doom NSU in Ohio | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.comATHENS, OHIO Norfolk State made a coaching mistake before the opening kickoff, had a ball security mistake on the second play of the game...
Ohio 44, Norfolk State 10: Backup QB gets job doneBy Mark Znidar The Columbus Dispatch Sunday September 23, 2012 6:05 AM ATHENS, Ohio - There were only two bits of intrigue surrounding th...