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Oct. 6, 2012

Ohio Tops Buffalo 38-31 in MAC Home Opener

Junior quarterback Tyler Tettleton threw for a game-high 183 yards and one touchdown to lead the Ohio University Football Team to a 38-31 victory over Buffalo Saturday afternoon at Peden Stadium. The win makes Ohio bowl eligible after just its sixth game of the 2012 season.

Storified by OhioFootball · Sat, Oct 06 2012 16:35:47

It's a great day to be in Athens!! #UnfinishedBusiness #FAMILY @meredith_willis http://pic.twitter.com/1cqsCeFaKristen Atwell
Proud to be an OU Bobcat!! #bobcatnation #bobcats #ohiouniversity http://instagr.am/p/QdBA1NoDmr/Tricia Flickinger
2012 FB | Buffalo Postgame Press Conferenceohiosportsinfo
With Saturday's victory, Ohio became the first team in the NCAA to make itself bowl eligible. 
Your first bowl eligble team? That would be the Ohio Bobcats, who are 6-0 for the first time since 1968ESPN Stats & Info
They are good. RT @ESPNStatsInfo: Your first bowl eligble team? That would be the Ohio Bobcats, who are 6-0 for the first time since 1968Alex Braunbeck
Ohio Bobcats...First bowl eligible in the country!Tristan Asbrock
And ICYMI #Ohio is the first team to become bowl eligible this season.Dave Miller
#Ohio is the first team to become bowl eligible this season, having beaten Buffalo today to improve to 6-0. #MACtionKevin McGuire
Ohio moves to 6-0 with 38-31 win over Buffalo, and that win at Penn State keeps looking better and betterDoug Lesmerises
#BobcatNation showed up in style on a beautiful afternoon in Southern Ohio. 
Ohio's announced attendance is 20,044. All three home games break 20K in 2012Jason Arkley
Enjoying the Ohio University Marching 110 as they perform at Halftime here in Athens. #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/EKeFRwGuJeremy Guy
Ohio IMG radio network view for today's game. Bobcats up 38-24 with ball. @OhioFootball is the 1st bowl eligible team! http://pic.twitter.com/prewJo8TPaul Woody
They are all smiles here in Athens. #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/irbVQ4eQJeremy Guy
Book it for the Bobcats! First bowl eligible team in the country. How bout them apples, #BobcatNation! - TE http://pic.twitter.com/1vnSpXHFMAC Fan Experience
Its a great morning to be a Bobcat! #BeatBuffalo #bobcatnation http://pic.twitter.com/8WeGbPLpPatrick Henderson
RT @JGuyMAC: RT @JGuyMAC: Good Morning Athens! Are you ready for some football? #BobcatNation http://pic.twitter.com/FZSyrE1bBrian Kroboth
@ItsJakeYoung Nice town and the vibe at the Ohio University football scene is a fun one! #ohio #football http://pic.twitter.com/EQoUmOM1Sandie Crowley
"heyy sexy ladayyy" words can't describe how obsessed with our band i am. #marching110 #bobcatnation #ouohyeah http://pic.twitter.com/48vYMB10jessie rexroad
The STUDENT-athlete is something @OhioFootball and the @OhioBobcats take very serious #BobcatNation - TE http://pic.twitter.com/MpDxjt3QMAC Fan Experience
Getting the game balls ready for kick-off! #ohiou http://pic.twitter.com/DjDnX0rMOHIOBobcats EQ
Buffalo vs Ohio Saturday at 12pm on ESPN3 http://instagr.am/p/QakhHYRCUz/Pat Clarke
#BobcatNation http://instagr.am/p/Qc_bgmmkgl/Ian Frazier
Working a bike ride won't stop me from watching the @ohiou game! Lets go, @OhioBobcats! #bobcatpride http://pic.twitter.com/YXXn0KX9Jessie Hoffman
Buffalo got off to a quick start en route to a 14-0 lead, but the Bobcats quickly found their footing thanks to a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Daz'mond Patterson. 
100-Yard Kickoff Returnespn
Daz'mond Patterson might have been like Red Bull for Ohio U. in returning kickoff 100 yards for TD. It's 14-7 Buffalo with 3:17 left in 1st.Mark Znidar
Dri again!!!! Archer with kickoff return for a touchdown No. 3 on the season.David Carducci
Ohio needed a spark, and got one. Daz'mond Patterson returns the kickoff 100 yards for the TD. 14-7 UB 3:17 1Q.WATHSportsFan
Ohio RB Daz'mond Patterson's 100-Yard Kickoff Return Touchdown http://sbn.to/T7UMvc via @HustleBelthortolo
Thanks to a rushing touchdown by Beau Blankenship, Ohio tied the game at 14 early in the second quarter.
ESPN CFB - OHIO TD 11:18 2ND - BUFF 14 OHIO 14 - Beau Blankenship rush for 14 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.phil evans
Beau Blankenship for the rushing td, number 6 on the season.Bryan M. Vance
The way Beau Blankenship trucks people makes my head hurt.Mr. BoyleBSM
My oklahomie Beau Blankenship with the drive in. #BobcatNation #OUMike Geise
The Bobcats took their first lead of the afternoon on a 15-yard touchdown pitch-and-catch from Tyler Tettleton to Tyler Futrell
QB Tyler Tettleton hits Tyler Futrell to give Ohio its 1st lead of the game. Tettleton has tied Boo Jackson for the all-time career lead.OhioFootball
And, the second time today Ohio wastes no time to respond. Tettleton fade route to the corner caught by Tyler Futrell. 21-14 Ohio 6:05 left.WATHSportsFan
#BobcatNation Tyler Futrell doing it big for the Railraod City !SAMI MOYER
Tyler Futrell for a TD!!!! NICE, BOBCATS!Joe Scott
Buffalo battled back to tie the game at 24 after a 55-yard touchdown pass by Alex Dennison and a 30-yard field goal by Patrick Clarke. 
Ohio's 10-point lead is gone. Bulls hit 30-yd FG to tie it 24-24, 3:55, 3Q. UB has two 100-yard rushers, 281 rushing yards. 3x Ohio avg.Jason Arkley
UB kicker Patrick Clarke connected on a 30-yard field.OhioFootball
Ohio took the lead for good at 31-24 after a one-yard run by Ryan Boykin that capped an 11-play, 65-yard drive. 
Ryan Boykin finds the end zone for Ohio, giving the Bobcats back the lead. 31-24 Ohio. #UBBulls.UBSpectrum
TOUCHDOWN #Ohio. 1 yd run from Ryan BoykinOhio Sports Zone
Ryan Boykin cashes in his first touchdown of the year, a one-yard run, to give the Bobcats a 31-24 lead.Athens Post Sports
Boykin scored again later in the quarter, this time on a breakout, 51-yard touchdown run that gave the Bobcats a 38-24 advantage.
Ohio's plan to make Buffalo forget Ryan Boykin exists seems to have worked perfectly.Timothy Burke
Ryan Boykin is an animal #GoOhioCatsLogan T®oxell
OHIO RB Ryan Boykin's 51-yard touchdown might be all they wrote on this game. http://sbn.to/OKaRfdHustle Belt
A haymaker, as Reghi put it! RT "@OhioBobcats: TOUCHDOWN BOBCATS! Ryan Boykin dashes 51-yards to the endzone! Ohio leads 38-24."Aaron Biederman
Awesome game & love seeing Athens "@OhioBobcats: TOUCHDOWN BOBCATS! Ryan Boykin dashes 51-yards to the endzone! Ohio leads 38-24."Kelley Edwards
TOUCHDOWN BOBCATS! Ryan Boykin dashes 51-yards to the endzone! Ohio leads 38-24.OhioBobcats
Ohio will roll into next weekend's homecoming showdown with Akron at a perfect 6-0. 
Homecoming with an undefeated ranked Bobcats squad will be the greatest day since they announced sliced bread was coming out. #bobcatnationMatt Struble
The best part about going 6-0 is having the chance to go 7-0 #bobcatnationTaylor Roteff
O H I O!!! 6-0! #BobcatNationCollin Rooney
We start slow but we are a 4 quarter team n we are coming out on top 6-0 #BobcatNation #UnfinishedBusinessG.MOORE
So proud of the OU football team! #BobcatNation #Undefeated #ILoveMySchoolEmily Dornbusch
Congrats @OhioBobcats 6-0!! I'm such a proud alum and I will see you at Peden next Saturday! #BobcatNationJennifer Clark