Hyde-powered Buckeyes roll Illinois 52-22

In a 52-22 win over Illinois, the Buckeyes churned out 567 yards -- 330 on the ground -- and punted just three times, while the defense limited the Fighting Illini to 170 total yards, an average of just 2.6 per play. On one defensive play, Illinois was able to go 77 yards for a touchdown, putting in perspective its offensive struggles.

"Our offense was too sporadic," Illinois head coach Tim Beckman said. "We have got to be able to drive the ball down the field and put up seven points when we get in the red zone."


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