Iowa tested No. 4 Ohio State early, outscoring the Buckeyes 17-10 through two quarters. Then Braxton Miller and Ohio State’s offense flexed its muscle, blasting the Hawkeyes 24-7 in the second half on the way to a 34-24 victory.
The Buckeyes (7-0) cemented their status as the Big Ten’s best team and pushed the nation’s longest winning streak to 19.
What else can we gather from the game? Here are 10 things we learned from Ohio State’s 10-point victory over Iowa.
Ohio State’s quarterback controversy was reignited after Braxton Miller’s subpar performance against Northwestern, when he turned the ball over three times and accounted for zero touchdowns.
After a week off and needing a big performance, Miller delivered.
Ohio State’s star quarterback piled up 324 total yards of offense and two touchdowns against a good Iowa defense. Miller completed 81 percent of his passes, showing good zip on the perimeter throws and nice touch on the deeper stuff.
Kenny Guiton is an outstanding player, something that’s rare in a backup role, but when Miller is performing like the way he did against Iowa, it makes the Buckeyes an elite team.
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