Young Buckeyes Survive Fourth Quarter Naval Assualt

Posted by Tom Grant on September-5-2009 Add Comments

For the first time since the 1930's Ohio State hosted a military academy and a record crowd was there to welcome Navy and the start of the 2009 season. Ohio State entered the game with the Week Two visit of USC looming on the horizon and the Midshipmen were fully aware of this.

"If Ohio State comes in totally focused on us, we had no chance... We felt like we had them in the perfect storm." Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said.

The Ohio State defense was faced with a serious problem entering the game, preparing for the Triple Option attack lead by relatively unknown QB Ricky Dobbs while preparing their defense for the multifaceted pro-style attack of USC.

The Buckeye defense had their adjustment period against Navy's ...

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