In the most important game on the college football schedule in Week 1, against Notre Dame, that lauded Ohio State offence was meant to make a statement.
However, the Buckeyes had to work for the victory with a comeback effort in the first half due to wide receiver Jaxon Smith-apparent Njigba’s injury and some serious offensive troubles.
What you need to know about the game in Columbus is provided here.
Ohio State vs. Notre Dame score, Week 1 reactions
ten, Ohio State 21, and Notre Dame
In the AP top 25 college football rankings, Ohio State was ranked No. 2 and Notre Dame was ranked No. 5 prior to the game.
As second-ranked Alabama easily defeated Utah State this week, expect the Buckeyes to maintain their position at the top while the Irish will drop in the most recent standings.