Urban Meyer isn’t one to shovel undue praise on his players, so when he says someone is perfect for their position — it’s worth noting. And when he says that of a true freshman playing tailback in only his third game, it’s really nothing short of jaw-dropping.
Ohio State broke away from Army 38-7 behind 172 yards rushing from J.K. Dobbins. After the game, Meyer reflected on Dobbins strong performance, “He’s a perfect tailback. He’s a space player that we need…J.K. and Parris, they’re two of our best playmakers right now.” Speaking to media after the game, Dobbins reflected on his quick rise as one of the Buckeye’s best playmakers, “To be honest, I knew I would get a good start, but I didn’t think it would be anything like this. I just feel like I can only continue to get better.”
HEADLINES: AP – No. 8 Ohio State bounces back with 38-7 rout of Army; Columbus Dispatch – Recovery process begins for Buckeyes; Plain Dealer – Ohio State football bounces back, J.T. Barrett sets another Big Ten record in 38-7 win over Army; Eleven Warriors – Efficiency, Balance on Offense Leads Ohio State to 38-7 Win Against Army; The Lantern – J.K. Dobbins carrying Ohio State offense through first three games; Land-Grant Holy Land – Ohio State rebounds against Army, 38-7; Land of 10 – A week later, signs of offensive explosiveness are there to see at Ohio State
AROUND THE B1G: WINNERS – Penn State 56, Georgia State 0; Michigan 29, Air Force 13; Wisconsin 40, BYU 6; Minnesota 34, Middle Tennessee 3; Iowa 31, North Texas 14; Rutgers 65, Morgan State 0; Purdue 35, Missouri 3; Northwestern 49, Bowling Green 7; LOSERS – Nebraska 17, Northern Illinois 21; Illinois 23, South Florida 47
Buckeye Talk Army Postgame: Problems solved? Not really. What we learned from Ohio State’s win, Cleveland.com – September 17
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