September 26, 2009

COL FB: Ohio State 30, Illinois 0

Daniel Herron and Brandon Saine combined for 156 rushing yards Saturday to power 11th-ranked Ohio State to a 30-0 win over Illinois.

Herron ran for 75 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries and Saine had 81 yards on 13 carries for Ohio State (3-1, 1-0 Big Ten). Terrelle Pryor had zero yards passing in the first half but finished with 82 yards and a touchdown on 8-of-13 passing and rushed for 59 yards.

The Buckeyes posted their second straight shutout and limited the Illini to 170 total yards of offense while forcing three turnovers.

Juice Williams needed 171 yards of offense to break Illinois' (1-2, 0-1) all-time record but had only 95 yards on Saturday. He completed 13-of-25 passes for 77 yards with two interceptions while running for 18 yards on 15 carries.