Dobbins, Fields Star, No. 1 Ohio State Routs No. 13 Michigan, 56-27

Ann Arbor, MI, Sporting Alert – Justin Fields and J.K. Dobbins dominated, as No. 1 Ohio State overwhelmed No. 13 Michigan 56-27.

Justin Fields of Ohio State

Justin Fields of Ohio State in action in college football action

Ann Arbor, MI, Sporting Alert – Justin Fields threw for four touchdowns and J.K. Dobbins had a career day, as No. 1 Ohio State overwhelmed No. 13 Michigan 56-27 on the road on Saturday.

In his first game against the Wolverines, Fields went 14 of 25 on completed passes for 302 yards to go with 4 touchdowns for the Buckeyes (12-0, 9-0 Big Ten).

Fields threw scoring passes to Chris Olave (57 yards), K.J. Hill (6), Garrett Wilson (30) and Austin Mack (16) and the Ohio State won for a school-record eighth straight win in the series.

 Wilson, a freshman receiver, hard three catches for 118 yards for the Buckeyes, who started slowly, but dominated afterward.

Dobbins, meanwhile, completed career feats with four touchdowns in a single game and running for 211 yards in the win for Ohio State, which has now won 15 of the last 16 games against Michigan.

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Shea Patterson completed 18 of 43 passes for 305 yards and one touchdown for Michigan, while Hassan Haskins and Giles Jackson each ran for a score.

Donovan Peoples-Jones caught the lone touchdown pass from 25 yards from Patterson when he helped the Wolverines pulled within one point at 14-13 in the first quarter.

Freshman Giles Jackson scored from 22 yards out to give Michigan an early lead, but Quinn Nordin missed the extra point and Ohio State took over.

As a team, the Buckeyes had 28 first downs and tallied 577 total yards.

Ohio State now awaits the winner of the game between No. 12 Wisconsin and No. 8 Minnesota in next week’s Big Ten championship clash.

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