GameDay Primer: No. 5/6 Ohio State vs. Navy

Date:
Saturday, August 30
Time:
12:00 PM ET
Venue:
M&T Bank Stadium
Location:
Baltimore, MD
Navy Midshipmen
9-4 Independent
Ohio State Buckeyes
12-2, 8-0 Big Ten
TV: CBS Sports Network with Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth and Allie LaForce on sidelines.
Radio: WBNS (FM 97.1 The Fan) is the flagship station for the 64-station Ohio State Radio Network. The Urban Meyer pregame show airs 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Paul Keels will call the play-by-play with former Buckeye Jim Lachey in the booth and Marty Bannister on the sidelines. The game can also be heard nationally on Sirius-XM College Sports Nation, Channel 91.
Weather: Mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of rain and a game time temperature of 78 degrees. Winds will be SSE at 6 mph with moderate humidity.
Latest Line: Ohio State is a 16-1/2 point favorite. The Over/Under is 55-1/2.
Series History: Ohio State is 4-0 all-time against Navy dating back to 1930. The Buckeyes are 1-0 in games played at Baltimore.
Last Time Out: Sept. 5, 2009 – Brian Rolle intercepted a potential tying 2-point conversion in the closing minutes and returned it for two points the other way, helping the Buckeyes hold off pesky Navy 31-27 on Saturday. Terrelle Pryor was 14-of-21 for 174 yards, and ran for a touchdown and passed for another to help Ohio State build its lead.
Prediction: Ohio State 45, Navy 17.

2014 TEAM SCHEDULES
NAVY
0-0 Independent
Aug. 30 vs. Ohio State 12:00 p.m. ET
Sept. 6 at Temple 1:00 p.m. ET
Sept. 13 at Texas State 8:00 p.m. ET
Sept. 20 RUTGERS 3:30 p.m. ET
Sept. 27 W. KENTUCKY 3:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 4 at Air Force 3:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 11 VMI 3:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 25 SAN DIEGO STATE 1:00 p.m. ET
Nov. 1 vs. Notre Dame 8:00 p.m. ET
Nov. 15 GEORGIA SOUTHERN 3:30 p.m. ET
Nov. 28 at South Alabama TBA
Dec. 13 vs. Army 3:00 p.m. ET
OHIO STATE
0-0, 0-0 Big Ten
Aug. 30 vs. Navy 12:00 p.m. ET
Sept. 6 VIRGINIA TECH 8:00 p.m. ET
Sept. 13 KENT STATE 12:00 p.m. ET
Sept. 27 CINCINNATI 6:00 p.m. ET
Oct. 4 at Maryland TBA
Oct. 18 RUTGERS 3:30 p.m. ET
Oct. 25 at Penn State 8:00 p.m. ET
Nov. 1 ILLINOIS 8:00 p.m. ET
Nov. 8 at Michigan State 8:00 p.m. ET
Nov. 15 at Minnesota TBA
Nov. 22 INDIANA TBA
Nov. 29 MICHIGAN TBA

2013 TEAM STATISTICS
NAVY
OHIO STATE

FBS
Rank

IND
Rank

Actual

Actual

B1G
Rank

FBS
Rank
OFFENSE
40
3
33.5
Scoring Offense
45.5
1
3
61
2
411.3
Total Offense
511.9
1
7
2
1
325.9
Rushing Offense
308.6
1
5
122
5
85.9
Passing Offense
203.3
8
88
71
3
127.6
Passing Efficiency
158.8
1
10
6
1
.511
3rd Down Conv. Pct.
.467
2
22
11
1
.679
4th Down Conv. Pct.
.636
4
19
29
2
1.4
Sacks Allowed
1.6
6
37
DEFENSE
40
3
24.4
Scoring Defense
22.6
5
28
57
3
394.8
Total Defense
377.4
7
46
79
3
178.8
Rushing Defense
109.4
3
9
37
3
215.9
Pass Defense
268.0
11
110
95
3
140.7
Pass Efficiency Defense
134.0
9
83
109
5
.459
3rd Down Conv. Pct.
.356
4
30
74
3
.552
4th Down Conv. Pct.
.542
9
71
122
6
0.9
Sacks
3.0
1
7
123
6
3.0
Tackles For Loss
6.5
2
36
MORE STATS
56
3
21.9
Kickoff Returns
22.7
4
42
33
1
19.8
Kickoff Return Defense
18.4
2
12
55
3
37.1
Net Punting
40.8
2
5
12
1
0.9
Turnover Margin
0.4
3
36

2013 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
NAVY
PASSING
CMP
ATT
PCT
YDS
TD
INT
Keenan Reynolds
68
128
53.1
1,057
8
2
RUSHING
ATT
YDS
YPG
AVG
LNG
TD
Keenan Reynolds
300
1,346
103.5
5.1
67
31
Chris Swain
107
420
38.2
4.0
16
4
Geoffrey Whiteside
49
363
36.3
7.4
31
3
RECEIVING
REC
YDS
YPG
AVG
LNG
TD
DeBrandon Sanders
13
223
18.6
17.2
63
1
Geoffrey Whiteside
7
158
15.8
22.6
61
1
Brendan Dudeck
5
48
6.9
9.6
12
0
OHIO STATE
PASSING
CMP
ATT
PCT
YDS
TD
INT
J.T. Barrett
0
0
0.0
0
0
0
RUSHING
ATT
YDS
YPG
AVG
LNG
TD
Ezekiel Elliott
30
262
37.4
8.9
57
2
Dontre Wilson
31
250
22.7
8.2
26
1
Cardale Jones
17
128
42.7
7.8
20
1
RECEIVING
REC
YDS
YPG
AVG
LNG
TD
Devin Smith
44
660
47.1
15.0
90
8
Jeff Heuerman
26
466
46.6
17.9
57
4
Evan Spencer
22
216
21.6
9.8
25
3