Fourth and Wrong: Ohio State Buckeyes’ Bad Decisions Costly vs USC

Posted by Rachel Estabrook on September-13-2009 Add Comments

Two fourth downs, two different choices.  Both made at the wrong time in the wrong place.

When Ohio State took on Navy in Week One, the team elected to go for it on fourth-and-2 at its own 15-yard line with six and a half minutes to go.  The Buckeyes were up by 15 and seemed to have the underdog Midshipmen under control.

We know what happened next: Dan “Boom” Herron was stuffed.  Navy scored on the very next play, then scored again to narrow the Ohio State lead to two. 

Luckily for folks in Columbus, Brian Rolle picked off the two point conversion attempt and ran it back for a safety.  Ohio State wins, but no thanks to its dicey play calling when the team had the chan...

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