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Sept. 30, 2012

Blankenship Stars as Ohio Outlasts UMass 37-34

Ohio Football kept up its winning ways on Saturday afternoon, picking up a victory at UMass by a final score of 37-34. The win pushes the Bobcats' record to 5-0, a mark which has not been achieved since the 1968 season.

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OU Baby! #bobcats #bobcatnation #ohiouniversity http://instagr.am/p/QLVNaKIDux/Tricia Flickinger
2012 FB | Massachusetts Postgame Press Conferenceohiosportsinfo
Football. UMass Comeback Falls Just Short, 37-34, In Loss To Unbeaten Ohio: Mike Wegzyn threw four touchdowns an... http://bit.ly/UZBP3DUMassAthletics
Beau Blankenship carried the Bobcats, amassing 269 yards on 43 carries to go along with two touchdowns. Blankenship's 269 yards on the ground marked the first time an Ohio running back has rushed for 250 yards or more since Kalvin McRae did it against Ball State in 2005.
Random absurd stat line: Ohio's Beau Blankenship had 43 carries for 269 yards and two touchdowns today. http://bit.ly/PO8xAAAndy Hutchins
It wasn't pretty but my #OhioBobcats are 5-0 thanks to Beau Blankenship rushing for 269 yards...best start since 1968. #proudalumnDavid Zastudil
@ESPNCFB Beau Blankenship (OHIO) 43 carries, 269 yards, 2 TD! Bobcats are 5-0! Ran so much his helmet decal came off, so he could use one!OHIOBobcats EQ
Blankenship rushed for 269 yards and two touchdowns today.... #Unstoppable #BobcatNation 5-0Joe Stemberger
OHIO's Blankenship > Nebraska's BurkheadBuddha Hagman
@BeauBlank good job #BOBCATNATIONterry nogrady
There were several members of the faithful #BobcatNation that made the trip to Foxborough to see Ohio improve to 5-0.
And #bobcatnation gets the win, #umass celebrates our 5-0 with fireworks! Thanks! http://pic.twitter.com/mQVWBvRHAnna Jensen
Press Box view of @GilletteStadium. Beautiful venue. #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/6Z22xSEiWOUB Bobcat Showcase
Ohio University vs UMASS #OhioUNation #LookAtTheLine #Football #BobcatNation #4AND0 #MACChamps? http://instagr.am/p/QLCBzJTeym/Mike Meola
At Gillette Stadium with #bobcatnation! Defensive student assistants @Vince_Luciani getting photo bombed by a #kicker http://pic.twitter.com/Iigmg7EeTony Koehling
Hanging out at Court St. Foxboro style with a few hundred rowdy green and whites. #BobcatNation #BeatUMassKeith Pearson
Even if they could not make it the game, fans found a way to support their team from afar.
Oh man it's finally #gametime #BobcatNation #5and0 http://pic.twitter.com/W20gta26Mark Maxwell
Dedication #bobcatnation http://instagr.am/p/QK-wypyYVj/Mike Wendling
Tyler Tettleton had a solid performance in his return from injury, completing 15-of-27 passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns. 
#OhioFB QB Tyler Tettleton became the fifth Ohio player to reach 5,000 yards in his career today against UMass. http://tinyurl.com/95demt9Athens Post Sports
Good stuff right here. How smart of Frank Solich was it for him to recruit both Tettleton and Blankenship?Ryan Welton
See you at Homecoming, Tyler Tettleton. @morganlyles #bobcougarsKrista Meyer
Members of #BobcatNation across Ohio and the nation were excited to see their team continue its quest for an undefeated season.
5-0... #RoadToTheBCS #BobcatNationMarcooooooo
Keep calm and Bobcat on! 5-0. #BobcatNationKeith Pearson
Happy to report my boys in the Green and White got it done again today. 5-0 baby! #BobcatNation #SUACBlake Brodie
Way to go, Bobcats! Finding a way to win vs U Mass. 5-0!#relentless#UnfinishedBusiness #bobcatpride #BobcatNationDebbie Perry
Ohio 37, UMass 34. Bobbies are 5-0. #OUohyeah #bobcatnationChristina K Wright
Amen brother #CardiacCats RT: @JMKing98: 5-0 for first time since 1968! Way to get it done in the end! #BobcatNation #ProudAlumDak Notestine
Bobcats survive!!! #BobcatNation #StillPerfectPatrick Nobbe
Great day to be a BOBCAT!!!! 5-0!!!!!! #BobCatNationCorey Hasting
After trailing 27-20 entering the fourth quarter, Beau Blankenship's breakout touchdown run midway through the period extended Ohio's lead to 37-27 and seemingly put some space between the Bobcats and the Minutemen. 
That last td was unreal. #BobcatNATIONLaura Garotti
What is going on Bobcats!?! Lock in and win! #BobcatNationTaylor S. Evans
TD Bobcats! Way to go Beau! #BobcatnationJay Fradd
Things got a little dicey for Ohio after UMass scored a touchdown to close the gap to 37-34 and then regained possession with just under a minute to go.
Perry McIntyre stops Blankenship. #Ohio will punt it over, giving #UMass one last chance to tie or win w/ under a minute left.Collegian Sports
Personal foul there was not a smart play. Umass at the Ohio 45 with 31 tics left. Ohio leads 37-34Jason Arkley
UMass gets a big completion and an Ohio personal foul puts the MInutemen at the Ohio 45. 37 seconds remain. Buckle up folksSteve Uhlmann
In the end, the Ohio defense held and forced UMass into four straight incomplete passes to end the last ditch effort by the Minutemen.
#Ohio has defeated #UMass, 37-34, at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.Gethin Coolbaugh
Final: Ohio 37-UMass 34Lori Schmidt
Ohio shuts them down, UMASS on 4th and 10 to win the game, remain undefeated!Bryan M. Vance
Ohio sneaks out with the win. Wow. UMass gave Ohio a fight. Bobcats very banged up and played awful. A win is a win though. 5-0.Jacob Corrigan
Ohio and UMass has gone Dormie, Bobcats with ball up 3, game over #OhioU about to be 5-0Mark Kunz
Ohio survives UMass 37-34. Goes 5-0 to open a season for just the 8th time in school historyJames Stevenson
MAC Football Final: Ohio 37, UMass 34 Final. #MACFootballKen Mather
UMass turns it over on downs. That will be the game. 37-34 Ohio.Jeff Thomas