Scores

Final

Kent State 10

(1-4, 0-1 MAC)

Ohio 17

(4-1, 1-0 MAC)

2:00 PM ET, October 1, 2011

Peden Stadium, Athens, OH

1 2 3 4 T
KENT 0 7 0 310
OHIO 0 10 7 017

Top Performers

Passing: T. Tettleton (OHIO) - 276 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: R. Boykin (OHIO) - 22 CAR, 72 YDS

Receiving: L. Brazill (OHIO) - 8 REC, 102 YDS, 1 TD

Ohio 17, Kent St. 10

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ohio -- Tyler Tettleton threw for 276 yards and two touchdowns as Ohio held off Kent State 17-10 on Saturday to start a season 4-1 for the first time since 1997.

Tettleton needed 252 yards to move into second place all-time for passing yards by a Bobcats sophomore and has 1,200.

By winning the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams Ohio is 3-0 at home for the first time since 2005, Frank Solich's first season as head coach.

After the Golden Flashes (1-4) took a 7-3 lead on a 1-yard run by Spencer Keith with 4:01 to go before halftime, LaVon Brazill caught a 4-yard touchdown pass to put the Bobcats ahead for good. Brazill finished with eight catches for 102 yards to move into fifth place all-time among Ohio receivers.

Ryan Boykin added a 7-yard scoring reception with 2:15 left in the third quarter and also had 72 yards rushing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
OHIO
1st Downs1422
Total Yards217391
Passing117276
Rushing100115
Penalties6-445-69
3rd Down Conversions6-169-19
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers41
Possession30:4929:11

Passing Leaders

Kent StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Keith15/351173.302
OhioC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Tettleton28/422766.620

Rushing Leaders

Kent StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hollomon44411.0015
Durham10353.5017
OhioCARYDSAVGTDLG
Boykin22723.3015
Bates5234.6025

Receiving Leaders

Kent StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hurdle33110.3013
Terry2199.5019
OhioRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brazill810212.8122
Dunlop55310.6015

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERKENTOHIO
FG11:45Matt Weller 43 Yd 03
TD04:01Spencer Keith 1 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 73
TD01:39LaVon Brazill 4 Yd Pass From Tyler Tettleton (Matt Weller Kick) 710
THIRD QUARTERKENTOHIO
TD02:15Ryan Boykin 7 Yd Pass From Tyler Tettleton (Matt Weller Kick) 717
FOURTH QUARTERKENTOHIO
FG05:42Freddy Cortez 31 Yd 1017