NCAA Game Summary - Ohio University at Miami-Ohio|
(Friday, November 28th)
Final Score: Ohio University 41, Miami-Ohio 26
Oxford, OH (Sports Network) - Chris Garrett ran for 222 yards and two
touchdowns, as the Ohio University Bobcats upended the Miami-Ohio RedHawks,
41-26, in a Mid-American Conference matchup at Yager Stadium.
Quarterback Boo Jackson completed 15-of-20 passes for 190 yards, three TDs and
an interception for the Bobcats (4-8, 3-5 MAC), who won on the road for just
the second time this season.
Andre Bratton gained 100 yards on 17 carries for Miami (2-10, 1-7). Daniel
Raudabaugh threw for 258 yards and a touchdown, though he also threw two
Barrett Way gave the Bobcats a 3-0 lead on a 19-yard field goal with five
minutes remaining in the first quarter, capping a 10-play, 63-yard drive.
Miami tied it up midway through the second quarter on a 35-yard field goal by
OU took the lead on a 22-yard touchdown run by Garrett with 5:45 to play in
the second quarter.
Miami answered with a nine-play, 47-yard drive, which ended with a 39-yard
field goal by Parseghian.
But while the RedHawks were settling for field goals, the Bobcats continued to
put the ball in the end zone. They extended their lead to 17-6 on a three-yard
touchdown pass from Jackson to Terrence McCrae with 55 seconds to play in the
Parseghian added another field goal as time expired in the half, this time
from 34 yards.
Miami cut the deficit to 17-16 on a 60-yard blocked punt return by Chris
Givens early in the third quarter.
But on the second play of OU's ensuing possession, Jackson responded with a
51-yard touchdown pass to Taylor Price.
Parseghian kicked a 22-yarder to make it a 24-19 game at the 6:01 mark of the
third quarter. But OU began to take control down the stretch.
Way knocked a 26-yard field goal through the uprights to give the Bobcats a
27-19 lead with 2:12 remaining in the third quarter.
Jackson threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Jayson White at the 9:39 mark of
the fourth quarter, capping a 13-play, 52-yard drive that ate up 6:52 off the
The Bobcats put the game away with just under two minutes to play, when
Garrett broke loose for a 79-yard touchdown run.
The RedHawks managed their final score on a 15-yard pass from Raudabaugh to
Chris Givens in the final seconds.
OU's running game was virtually unstoppable, as the Bobcats churned out 326
rushing yards and an average of 8.4 ypc.
11/28 17:32:17 ET