Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/22/12
If you're one of those who were confused, and maybe even a little upset, that Ohio State dropped four spots in the polls after their win last week, you only need to look to their opening series this week to understand why. UAB had the ball first, and on their very first set of downs, Ohio State had them at 3rd & 1. The defense that was called was the right one, as it allowed Ohio State's Simon to get in on UAB's quarterback quickly. But Blazer quarterback Jonathan Perry, in a panic, tucked the ball in and took off, causing Simon to blow right past him. Perry ran for a big gain. On the very next play, Perry throws outside to a wide open running back, Greg Franklin, who has a lane a mile wide. The only thing that saved Ohio State was that Franklin couldn't make the catch. Ohio State was eventually able to stop the Bllazers, and took over on downs. On their first set of downs, Ohio State is unable to generate a first down. Their subsequent punt is blocked by an untouched safe...
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