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Bloody Tuesday: Miami (OH) Vs. Ohio State

While Gator decapitation is never discouraged, Miami (Ohio) better be weary of being on the receiving end of such power moves.
While Gator decapitation is never discouraged, Miami (Ohio) better be weary of being on the receiving end of such power moves.

Miami (OH) Redhawks at The Ohio State Buckeyes

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2012 | 12:00 PM EST
Location: Ohio Stadium Columbus, OH
Captains: Zac Dysert, Austin Brown, Jaytee Swason, and Andy Cruise (Miami). John Simon, Zach Boren, Etienne Sabino, Garrett Goebel, and Jordan Hall (Ohio State).
TV: Big Ten Network - Time Warner Columbus/Delaware 1333 HD/58 SD, WOW! 219 HD/87 SD, DirecTV 610, DISH 439
Radio: 97.1 FM, The Ohio State Radio Network


Braxton Miller - QB
Carlos Hyde - RB
Zach Boren - FB
Jake Stoneburner - WR (H)
Corey Brown - WR (Z)
Devin Smith - WR (X)
Nick Vannett/Jeff Heuerman - TE
Jack Mewhort - LT
Andrew Norwell - LG
Corey Linsley - C
Marcus Hall - RG
Reid Fragel - RT

John Simon - LDE
Garrett Goebel - NT
Johnathan Hankins - DT
Michael Bennett - SDE
Ryan Shazier - WOLB
Curtis Grant - MLB
Etienne Sabino - SOLB
Bradley Roby - LCB
C.J. Barnett - FS
Christian Bryant - SS
Travis Howard - RCB

Special Teams:
Drew Basil - K
Ben Buchanan - P
Bryce Haynes - LS
Corey Brown - KR/PR

Notes (courtesy of @BuckeyeNotes and @AdamWidman):

OHIO STATE AT A GLANCE: Ohio State coaches are 21-1-1 in their debut games. The only Ohio State coach to lose his debut: Jack Ryder, in 1892...Ohio State coaches are also 21-1-1 in their home debuts. (Alexander Lilly the only non-winner; in 1890).

MIAMI (OHIO): Ohio State is 4-0 all-time against Miami...Ohio State won the last meeting with the Redhawks, 34-14, September 3rd, 2005 at Ohio Stadium...The RedHawks finished 4-8 last season and 3-5 in the MAC East Division, which tied for fourth... Miami was predicted to finish third in the mAC East Division in 2012 at the conference's media day in July.

AT HOME: Ohio State is 57-7 at Ohio Stadium since the start of the 2002 season... Ohio State has won 57 consecutive regular-season non-conference home games against teams not ranked in the AP Top 25. The last loss: 34-17 to Florida State, Oct. 2, 1982...Ohio State has won 33 consecutive home-opening games with the last loss happening 34 years ago to Joe Paterno's No. 5 Penn State team, 19-0, to open what would ultimately be Woody Hayes' final season as head coach... Ohio State has an all-time opening game record of 106-12-4.

SERIES: The Buckeyes lead the all-time series with Miami, 4-0: 1904 at Ohio State 80, Miami 0...1911: at Ohio State 3, Miami 0...2000: at Ohio State 27, Miami 16...2005: at Ohio State 34, Miami 14.

VS. OHIO SCHOOLS: Ohio State is 179-48-15 all-time vs. in-state schools and has won 37 consecutive games dating back to a 7-6 loss to Oberlin during the 1921 season.