It was an experience Joe Licata will never forget.
''You walk out and you hear 100,000 people booing,'' the Buffalo quarterback said with a smile. ''That's awesome. It really is awesome.''
Licata and the Bulls might not have been the fans' favorite at No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday, but they left with more than their share of grudging admiration.
Licata threw two touchdown passes and Khalil Mack earned rave reviews for his play - including a 45-yard interception return for a score - as the Buckeyes rolled to a 40-20 victory over the Bulls.
The Buckeyes, striving for a crisper start after a lethargic outing in Meyer's debut in 2012, led 23-0 after the first quarter before the Bulls made things interesting.
Licata, who completed 19 of 32 passes for 185 yards and the two scores with one interception, hit Matt Weiser and Alex Neutz on scoring throws of 16 and 10 yards, respectively.
The Bulls cut that early deficit to 10 points - twice.
''There's only two ways you could go,'' coach...