Ohio State 45, Minnesota 15

Box Score (Final)
            Minnesota vs Ohio State (Oct 17, 1998 at Columbus, Ohio)

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score ----------------- -- -- -- -- ----- Minnesota........... 3 10 0 2 - 15 Record: (3-3,0-3) Ohio State.......... 14 17 7 7 - 45 Record: (6-0,3-0)

Scoring Summary:

1st 06:46 OS - David Boston 6 yd pass from Joe Germaine (Dan Stultz kick), 9 plays, 48 yards, TOP 3:06, MN 0 - OS 7 03:48 MN - Adam Bailey 24 yd field goal, 11 plays, 71 yards, TOP 2:58, MN 3 - OS 7 00:43 OS - Matt Keller 8 yd run (Dan Stultz kick), 8 plays, 77 yards, TOP 3:05, MN 3 - OS 14 2nd 11:35 OS - David Boston 53 yd pass from Joe Germaine (Dan Stultz kick), 4 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:10, MN 3 - OS 21 06:57 OS - Joe Montgomery 12 yd run (Dan Stultz kick), 9 plays, 70 yards, TOP 3:30, MN 3 - OS 28 04:35 OS - Dan Stultz 19 yd field goal, 6 plays, 47 yards, TOP 1:36, MN 3 - OS 31 02:27 MN - A. Henderson 35 yd pass from Andy Persby (Adam Bailey kick), 7 plays, 73 yards, TOP 2:08, MN 10 - OS 31 00:41 MN - Adam Bailey 32 yd field goal, 8 plays, 41 yards, TOP 1:11, MN 13 - OS 31 3rd 08:31 OS - Michael Wiley 1 yd run (Dan Stultz kick), 8 plays, 52 yards, TOP 2:34, MN 13 - OS 38 4th 08:21 MN - Team safety, , MN 15 - OS 38 07:57 OS - C McClellion 60 yd interception return (Dan Stultz kick), , MN 15 - OS 45

MN OS FIRST DOWNS................... 16 26 RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............ 27-46 40-236 PASSING YDS (NET)............. 225 350 Passes Att-Comp-Int........... 49-22-2 43-28-2 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS..... 76-271 83-586 Fumble Returns-Yards.......... 0-0 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards............ 2-43 5-38 Kickoff Returns-Yards......... 6-122 2-57 Interception Returns-Yards.... 2-0 2-60 Punts (Number-Avg)............ 8-46.0 4-26.0 Fumbles-Lost.................. 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards............... 3-21 7-74 Possession Time............... 28:41 31:19 Sacks By: Number-Yards........ 3-14 4-19

RUSHING: Minnesota-Billy Cockerham 6-22, Byron Evans 4-21, Thomas Hamner 10-20, Arland Bruce 3-2, Andy Persby 4-minus 19. Ohio State-Michael Wiley 12-119, Joe Montgomery 5-67, Jonathan Wells 5-20, Matt Keller 5-17, Joe Germaine 6-13, Derek Combs 4-3, Jamar Martin 2-2, Mark Garcia 1-minus 5.

PASSING: Minnesota-Andy Persby 19-42-1-213, Billy Cockerham 3-7-1-12. Ohio State-Joe Germaine 27-39-2-339, Mark Garcia 1-4-0-11.

RECEIVING: Minnesota-Luke Leverson 12-108, A. Henderson 4-54, Ron Johnson 3-43, Thomas Hamner 1-9, Byron Evans 1-9, Arland Bruce 1-2. Ohio State-David Boston 10-191, Dee Miller 5-43, Michael Wiley 4-27, Matt Keller 3-29, Reggie Germany 2-19, Ken-Yon Rambo 2-16, Kevin Griffin 1-14, Jonathan Wells 1-11.

INTERCEPTIONS: Minnesota-W. Middlebrooks 1-0, Craig Scruggs 1-0. Ohio State-C McClellion 1-60, A Plummer 1-0.

Stadium: Ohio Stadium Attendance: 93183 Kickoff time: 12:11 PM End of Game: 3:37 Total elapsed time: 3:26 Officials: Referee: D. Witvoet; Umpire: J. Augustyn; Linesman: T. Ransom; Line judge: John Parry; Back judge: S. Helverson; Field judge: D. Freund; Side judge: D. Leftwich; Temperature: 70 F Wind: S 5-10 Weather: Sunny

Minnesota vs Ohio State (Oct 17, 1998 at Columbus, Ohio)

SACKS (UA-A): Minnesota-Jon Michals 1-0, Rufus Smith 1-0, Tyrone Carter 1-0. Ohio State-Na'il Diggs 3-0, Brent Johnson 1-0.

TACKLES (UA-A): Minnesota-Tyrone Carter 13-2, Keith Dimmy 7-2, Parc Williams 7-0, Craig Scruggs 7-0, W. Middlebrooks 7-0, Trevis Graham 4-2, Antoine Richard 4-1, Ben Mezera 4-0, Sean Hoffman 3-0, Luke Braaten 3-0, Justin Hall 0-3, Delvin Jones 2-0, Rufus Smith 2-0, Curtese Poole 1-1, Derek Rackley 1-0, John Schlecht 1-0, Mike Harden 1-0, Matt Anderle 1-0, C. Griffin 1-0, Jon Michals 0-1, Josh Rawlings 0-1, Jim Wilkinson 0-1. Ohio State-A Plummer 8-1, Na'il Diggs 8-0, A Winfield 7-0, A Katzenmoyer 6-1, Damon Moore 4-2, Brent Johnson 2-3, Gary Berry 4-0, Tim Cheatwood 1-2, Ryan Pickett 2-0, Greg Simpson 1-1, James Cotton 1-1, C McClellion 1-1, Joe Cooper 1-1, David Mitchell 1-0, Jonathan Wells 1-0, Heath Queen 1-0, Randy Homa 1-0, Steve Bellisari 1-0, Nate Clements 1-0, Percy King 1-0, Clinton Wayne 0-1, Joe Brown 0-1, Derek Ross 0-1, Jerry Rudzinski 0-1.

Minnesota vs Ohio State (Oct 17, 1998 at Columbus, Ohio)

Game Starters:

Minnesota Ohio State

POS ## OFFENSE POS ## OFFENSE QB 11 Andy Persby TB 12 Thomas Hamner FB 25 Brad Prigge C 55 Ben Hamilton OG 66 Ryan Roth OT 70 Erik Larson OT 74 Adam Haayer OG 77 Pat Hau TE 81 Zach Vevea TE 84 Alex Hass WR 89 Ron Johnson

POS ## DEFENSE POS ## DEFENSE CB 2 Craig Scruggs CB 42 W. Middlebrooks SS 22 Tyrone Carter FS 8 Keith Dimmy DT 58 Antoine Richard LB 37 Parc Williams LB 45 Sean Hoffman LB 97 Ben Mezera DE 95 Jon Michals DT 93 John Schlecht DE 9 Curtese Poole

Player participation:

Minnesota: 1-Ryan Keller, 3-Lee Hutton, 4-A. Henderson, 5-Billy Cockerham, 6-Jimmy Henry, 7-Luke Leverson, 13-Trevis Graham, 16-Mike Harden, 18-Derek Rackley, 19-Adam Bailey, 21-Delvin Jones, 23-Arland Bruce, 26-C. Griffin, 28-Tim Grate, 29-Jason Hagman, 35-Ryan Rindels, 36-Byron Evans, 38-Justin Hall, 46-Rufus Smith, 47-Jim Bean, 48-Astein Osei, 52-Luke Braaten, 59-Jim Wilkinson, 80-Elvin Jones, 82-Bo Wasurick, 83-Spencer Dettman, 87-Troy Duerr, 92-Dyron Russ, 94-Josh Rawlings, 99-Matt Anderle.

Ohio State: 1-Gary Berry, 2A-Chad Cacchio, 3-David Mitchell, 4-Ken-Yon Rambo, 5-Michael Wiley, 7-Joe Germaine, 8-Steve Bellisari, 9-David Boston, 10-Joe Cooper, 11-A Winfield, 12-A Moherman, 13-Damon Moore, 15-Dee Miller, 16-Mark Garcia, 17-Percy King, 18-Nate Clements, 19-A Plummer, 20-C McClellion, 21-Charlie Sanders, 23-Matt Keller, 28-Jonathan Wells, 30-Jason Ott, 32-Na'il Diggs, 33-Joe Montgomery, 34-Greg Simpson, 35-Jerry Rudzinski, 37-Derek Ross, 38-Donnie Nickey, 39-Jamar Martin, 41-B Bartholomew, 42-Kevin Griffin, 43-Derek Combs, 44-Chris Kirk, 45-A Katzenmoyer, 47-Dan Stultz, 48-Matt LaVrar, 49-Tim Cheatwood, 52-James Cotton, 55-Tam Hopkins, 56-Rob Murphy, 59-Paris Long, 60-Brent Johnson, 63-Kurt Murphy, 64-Ben Gilbert, 65-Mike Gurr, 67-Brooks Burris, 68-L Bentley, 70-Scott Kuhnhein, 73-Joe Brown, 75-Henry Fleming, 77-Tyson Walter, 78-Drew Elford, 79-Ryan Pickett, 80-Reggie Germany, 81-Darik Warnke, 84-S Wisniewski, 85-John Lumpkin, 86-Marvin Payne, 87-Kevin Houser, 90-Clinton Wayne, 91-Jeff Wilson, 93-Randy Homa, 94-Rodney Bailey, 96-Tony Eisenhard, 99-Heath Queen.