ANN ARBOR, Mich. — J.Satisfactory. Dobbins ran for four touchdowns and Justin Fields threw four TD passes, offering a range of firepower for No. 2 Ohio Order to rout No. 10 Michigan fifty six-27 Saturday for a college-listing eighth straight expend within the sequence.
“It feels immense steady to proceed the legacy of this immense Ohio Order custom,” defensive end Lumber Young said. “We’re steady going to buy a leer at to retain it inspiring subsequent week.”
The Buckeyes (12-0, 9-0 Gigantic Ten, No. 1 CFP) will head to the Gigantic Ten championship recreation with a screech within the College Soccer Playoff in imagine against either No. 9 Minnesota or No. 13 Wisconsin subsequent Saturday.
Fields went down within the 0.33 quarter, grabbing his left knee, and walked off the sphere to be evaluated in a tent within the help of Ohio Order’s sideline. The sophomore quarterback came help within the game and on the next snap, he scrambled and threw a 30-yard landing dawdle to Garrett Wilson.
“It used to be a magical moment,” Ohio Order’s first-yr coach Ryan Day said. “I believed it used to be a Heisman moment.”
The Wolverines (9-Three, 6-Three, No. 13 CFP) must resolve for a 2d- or 0.33-tier bowl recreation after coach Jim Harbaugh fell to 0-5 within the opponents, and they misplaced to Ohio Order for the Fifteenth time in 16 years.
“We didn’t in actuality set them in residing to have stress on them,” Harbaugh said. “They conducted in actuality successfully.”
Michigan bought off to a solid originate up, utilizing 75 yards on the opening power and scoring on Giles Jackson’s 22-yard urge.
The Wolverines, despite the incontrovertible truth that, followed that up with the first of too many errors that doomed their possibilities of pulling off an upset as a heavy underdog. Quinn Nordin overlooked the extra point and fewer than a rapid time later, the Buckeyes took the lead for ideally excellent.
Dobbins, who ran 211 yards on 31 carries, scored to position Ohio Order ahead 7-6 midway via the first quarter.
Fields, who used to be 14 of 25 for 302 yards and overcame an obvious left knee damage, connected on a fifty seven-yard landing dawdle to Chris Olave leisurely within the first quarter.
Michigan answered with Shea Patterson’s 25-yard TD dawdle to Donovan Peoples-Jones to tug interior some degree later within the opening quarter and couldn’t safe closer.
The Buckeyes grew to vary into the game into a rout by outscoring Michigan 28-Three to save a Forty two-16 cushion leisurely within the 0.33 quarter when finest the remainder procure used to be in doubt.
All via the pivotal surge, Patterson misplaced a fumble on an correct, shotgun snap from the Ohio Order 12 trailing by eight positive aspects midway via the 2d quarter.
Patterson used to be 18 of forty one for 305 yards with an interception leisurely within the game. He carried out 14 of 19 within the first 1/2.
Hassan Haskins had seventy eight yards rushing and ran for a TD and a 2-point conversion early within the fourth to lower Michigan’s deficit to 15 positive aspects.
Fields and Dobbins added leisurely TDs, giving Ohio Order fifty six comprises a yr after it scored sixty two in a expend over the Wolverines.
Patterson said Michigan’s locker room used to be very soundless after the game.
“There wasn’t too mighty talking occurring,” he said. “Coach Harbaugh steady actually helpful us to retain our composure.”