Replay: Michigan beats Ohio State, Wolverines remain undefeated | Final: Michigan 45, OSU 23

When the Michigan Wolverines snapped Ohio State's long winning streak in "The Game" as the snow fell in Ann Arbor, Michigan, last year, the countdown for the 2022 rematch started in Columbus.

Instead of returning to the win column against their rival, the Buckeyes lost to the Wolverines at Ohio Stadium for the first time since 2000.

Michigan earned the 45-23 win, advancing to the Big Ten championship game against the Big Ten West division champion.

Michigan's 22-point win is its largest against Ohio State since 1992.

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Here's what happened with the latest news, scores and updates from the Columbus Dispatch staff.

Final stats: Michigan 45, Ohio State 23

STAT

Michigan

Ohio State

Total Yds

530

492

Pass Yds

278

349

Rush Yds

252

143

Penalties

5-30

9-91

1st Downs

16

23

3rd Downs

7-16

5-16

4th Downs

1-1

0-1

Total Plays

60

77

Avg Yds/Play

8.8

6.4

Avg Yds/Completion

21.4

11.3

Avg Yds/Rush

7.2

4.9

Sack-Adj Rush Yd(Avg)

262 (7.7)

151 (5.4)

Red Zone

1-1

3-4

Time of Poss

28:14

31:46

Turnovers (Def Pts Off)

0 (0)

2 (7)

Fumbles-Lost

0-0

0-0

Sacks (Def Yds)

1 (8)

1 (10)

TFL (Def Yds)

3 (12)

5 (14)

Ohio State football final score: Michigan 45, OSU 23

Ohio State comes up short against Michigan for the first time since 2000, recording its first loss of the 2022 season.

The Wolverines will advance to the Big Ten championship as the Big Ten East champions.

Michigan's 22-point win is its largest against Ohio State since 1992.

Michigan RB Donovan Edwards scores second TD in fourth quarter | Score: Michigan 45, Ohio State 23

Ohio State's defense can't seem to stop Michigan RB Donovan Edwards in the fourth quarter.

After a 75-yard touchdown earlies in the fourth quarter, the Michigan sophomore running back took a carry 85 yards for Michigan's sixth touchdown of the day.

Michigan has 252 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries.

Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud intercepted in red zone

C.J. Stroud recorded the first turnover of the game at a costly point.

The Ohio State quarterback tried to flip the ball to wide receiver Xavier Johnson as he was flushed out of the pocket, but was intercepted by Michigan's Taylor Upshaw.

Michigan leads Ohio State 38-23 with 4:19 left in the game.

Michigan gets a 75-yard rushing touchdown from Donovan Edwards | Score: Michigan 38, Ohio State 23

Michigan scored another long touchdown, but this was a rushing TD as Donovan Edwards bounced outside and went 75 yards to the end zone.

Ohio State's Noah Ruggles makes a third field goal | Score: Michigan 31, Ohio State 23

OSU kicker Noah Ruggles was good from 27 yards out.

A costly penalty on OSU's defense leads to a Michigan touchdown | Score: Michigan 31, Ohio State 20

On third and 10 from the Ohio State 13, the Buckeyes had a chance to force a field goal, but a big penalty paved the way to more for the Wolverines.

J.J. McCarthy, facing pressure from multiple OSU players, lofted a desperation pass toward the back of the end zone. It sailed long ... right as Buckeyes defensive back Ronnie Hickman ran into Michigan's Ronnie Bell. The resulting pass interference call put the ball at the 2-yard line.

On the next third down, McCarthy scored his fourth touchdown of the day, the first of the rushing variety.

Ohio State's Gee Scott takes costly penalty

OSU had its best field position of the day, taking over at the Michigan 48, but after a play where OSU took a holding penalty Gee Scott got into it with one of the Wolverines. And because it happened after the play was over, it was also enforced. Later in that possession, OSU was called for an illegal snap. Almost needless to say, Ohio State ended the drive with a punt, a disgruntled C.J. Stroud lingering on the field while coach Ryan Day sent out his specialists.

UM quarterback J.J. McCarthy throws another long TD pass | Score: Michigan 24, Ohio State 20

Michigan has their second lead of the day thanks to a third long TD pass by J.J. McCarthy. The first two went to Cornelius Johnson, but the latest score, a 45-yarder, went to Colston Loveland. As with the Wolverines' last trip to the end zone, the closest Buckeye in the area was Cam Martinez.

McCarthy's totals after the first drive of the second quarter: He is 10 of 17 for 254 yards and three touchdowns.

What is today's attendance for the Ohio State, Michigan game?

There are 106,787 fans watching The Game at Ohio Stadium today.

Ohio State and Michigan, like clockwork

Neither OSU nor Michigan have pieced together a long, slow drive lately. None of the Wolverines' last six possessions have lasted even two minutes. The same is true of the Buckeyes' last five drives, but one of those ended with the expiration of the first half.

Halftime stats of the Ohio State, Michigan game:

The Buckeyes lead 20-17 at the break.

STAT

Michigan

Ohio State

Total Yds

214

315

Pass Yds

204

191

Rush Yds

10

124

Penalties

5-30

3-20

1st Downs

4

16

3rd Downs

3-8

4-9

4th Downs

0-0

0-1

Total Plays

25

46

Avg Yds/Play

8.6

6.8

Avg Yds/Completion

25.5

11.2

Avg Yds/Rush

0.9

6.2

Sack-Adj Rush Yd(Avg)

20 (2)

124 (6.2)

Red Zone

0-0

2-2

Time of Poss

10:59

19:01

Turnovers (Def Pts Off)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Fumbles-Lost

0-0

0-0

Sacks (Def Yds)

0 (0)

1 (10)

TFL (Def Yds)

1 (3)

3 (12)

OSU's C.J. Stroud connects with Marvin Harrison for long TD | Ohio State 20, Michigan 17

The Buckeyes have countered with a long touchdown of their own. C.J. Stroud found Marvin Harrison sprinting down the sideline, and with a pinpoint, 42-yard pass, Ohio State jumped back in front.

Stroud is 17-for-25 passing for 191 yards and two TDs.

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Another big play for J.J. McCarthy | Score: Michigan 17, Ohio State 13

On their second consecutive possession, Michigan has utilized a long pass from J.J. McCarthy to Cornelius Johnson to score. On this series, Johnson simply sprinted past the Buckeyes' defense 70 yards into the end zone. Cam Martinez was the closest Ohio State player, and there were a few yards separating him and the Wolverines receiver.

Noah Ruggles matches his OSU-long | Score: Ohio State 13, Michigan 10

After two unsuccessful drives, one that resulted in OSU turning the ball over on downs, the other in a punt, the Buckeyes have retaken the lead. That's thanks to kicker Noah Ruggles, who matched the longest effort of his Ohio State career with a 47-yard field goal.

| UM ties Ohio State on J.J. McCarthy TD pass, Blake Corum sitting out | Score: Ohio State 10, Michigan 10

Quarterback J.J. McCarthy, facing pressure, was able to escape and find Cornelius Johnson in front of Cameron Brown. Jack Sawyer came up short of making a diving tackle and Cornelius Johnson was able to sprint 69 yards for a touchdown.

It was a three-play 70-yard drive for UM.

And it's notable that it happened without running back Blake Corum. The Michigan running back played early, registering two carries for 6 yards, but appears to have since been sidelined by the knee injury that kept him out most of the second half against Illinois.

Caleb Downs among high-profile recruits at Ohio State, Michigan game

There are numerous recruits in attendance at Ohio Stadium this afternoon, including 2023 five-star safety Caleb Downs, who is technically an Alabama recruit, but whom the Buckeyes have been trying to flip.

Five-star 2023 safety Caleb Downs visits Ohio State for the Buckeyes' game against Michigan on Nov. 26, 2022.
Five-star 2023 safety Caleb Downs visits Ohio State for the Buckeyes' game against Michigan on Nov. 26, 2022.

OSU's Noah Ruggles counters with field goal | Ohio State 10, Michigan 3

OSU opened today's game by converting on its first four third-down attempts. They were stopped on their fifth try, leading to the Buckeyes turning to Noah Ruggles. The kicker made a 32-yard field goal to extend Ohio State's lead.

Wolverines kicker Jake Moody 26 for 31 on field goals this season | Score: Ohio State 7, Michigan 3

Ohio State's made a few big plays – Tommy Eichenberg broke up a pass, Cody Simon wrapped up J.J. McCarthy and resulting in an intentional grounding call – and OSU was able to hold the Wolverines to a 49-yard Jake Moody Field goal on Michigan's opening drive.

C.J. Stroud opens Michigan game with TD pass to Emeka Egbuka | Score: Ohio State 7, Michigan 0 10:02 Q1

It didn't take long for Ohio State to move the ball downfield against Michigan, helped by an 18-yard rush by Xavier Johnson and Chip Trayanum, who recorded four rushes for 23 yards.

And in the red zone, C.J. Stroud gave Ohio State its first touchdown of the day on a four-yard touchdown pass to Emeka Egbuka.

On its first drive of the day, Ohio State converted on all three third-down attempts, including the Egbuka touchdown pas.

Ohio State used three running backs in the first drive: Johnson, Miyan Williams, who is returning for his first game since the Indiana win, and Trayanum.

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Here's FOX's 'Big Noon Kickoff's' game predictions ahead of Ohio State vs. Michigan

Here's who FOX's "Big Noon Kickoff" crew picked to win Ohio State vs. Michigan.

  • Brady Quinn: 42-28 Ohio State

  • Reggie Bush: 28-17 Ohio State

  • Matt Leinart: 31-17 Ohio State

  • Charles Woodson: 23-20 Michigan

  • Urban Meyer: 32-24 Ohio State

Former Ohio State coach and current Fox television analyst Urban Meyer enters Ohio Stadium prior to the Buckeyes' game against Michigan Nov. 26, 2022.
Former Ohio State coach and current Fox television analyst Urban Meyer enters Ohio Stadium prior to the Buckeyes' game against Michigan Nov. 26, 2022.

Who are the officials for today's Ohio State, Michigan game?

Referee:

Mark Kluczynski

Umpire:

James Shaw III

Linesman:

Daniel Richard

Line Judge:

Jeff Meslow

Back Judge:

Justin Staehr

Field Judge:

Raymond Daniel

Side Judge:

John Hayes

Center Judge:

Bryan Banks

Ohio State football honors 23 seniors prior to Michigan game

Ohio State wide receiver Kamryn Babb (0) is one of 23 players the Buckeyes honored at senior day on Nov. 26, 2022 at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State wide receiver Kamryn Babb (0) is one of 23 players the Buckeyes honored at senior day on Nov. 26, 2022 at Ohio Stadium.

Here are the 23 seniors that will be honored prior to Ohio State's home finale against Michigan Saturday afternoon.

  • Cornerback Lloyd McFarquhar

  • Offensive lineman Ryan Smith

  • Safety Tanner McCalister

  • Linebacker Palaie Gaoteote

  • Kicker Michael O'Shaughnessy

  • Offensive lineman Harry Miller

  • Running back Marcus Crowley

  • Kicker Noah Ruggles

  • Defensive tackle Jerron Cage

  • Safety Josh Proctor

  • Defensive end Javontae Jean-Baptiste

  • Cornerback Cameron Brown

  • Offensive tackle Dawand Jones

  • Offensive guard Matthew Jones

  • Defensive tackle Taron Vincent

  • Wide receiver Xavier Johnson

  • Long snapper Bradley Robinson

  • Linebacker Teradja Mitchell

  • Safety Ronnie Hickman

  • Tight end and fullback Mitch Rossi

  • Defensive end Zach Harrison

  • Defensive end Tyler Friday

  • Wide receiver Kamryn Babb

However, the list does not include players like quarterback C.J. Stroud, wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba and offensive tackle Paris Johnson Jr., who are each projected to be NFL first-round draft picks in 2023.

'Why the hell would I go against them?' ESPN's 'College GameDay' picks Ohio State vs. Michigan

With "The Game" looming, ESPN's "College GameDay" picked Ohio State vs. Michigan.

Other than former Michigan wide receiver and Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard, who picked the Wolverines, each member of the "GameDay" crew picked Ohio Sate.

"They lost because they were out-toughed last year," Pat McAfee said. "Do you think think they are going to be out-toughed again? Never... Give me the Buckeyes to win big against Michigan today."

Guest-picker A.J. Hawk said Ohio State has the "formula to win" Saturday afternoon, while Kirk Herbstreit also picked the Buckeyes.

As for Lee Corso, there wasn't a way he was going to pick Michigan.

"Why the hell would I go against them?: Corso said, getting the Brutus mascot head.

Enokk Vimahi starts as Ohio State's right guard in warms ups

Matthew Jones was listed as a game-time decision ahead of the Ohio State Michigan game, but warmed up with the team with his right foot wrapped in tape.

But when the Buckeyes lined up its starters, Enokk Vimahi lined up as Ohio State's starting right guard.

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Vimahi and Josh Fryar are expected to work at right guard for Jones Saturday afternoon.

Ohio State has workmanlike attitude heading into Michigan game

Taking the field for warmups, not even the typically jovial Ohio State DE Jack Sawyer was smiling ahead of the Buckeyes' meeting with Michigan.

As Ohio State coach Ryan Day took the field, fans yelled at him, "Run it up."

Brian Hartline is ready for Ohio State vs. Michigan

Brian Hartline's focus during Saturday's Skull Session was on what happened one season ago, looking back to the Buckeyes' 42-27 loss to Michigan in Ann Arbor: Ohio State's first loss against the Wolverines since 2011.

And for the past year, Hartline, Ohio State's wide receiver coach, said all he's heard is "talk" from Michigan.

"Three hundred and sixty five days since that God-forsaken day at the Team Up North," Hartline said. "For 365 days, we've heard them talk. For 365 days, I had to watch them attack our head coach, attack our quarterback and attack Buckeye nation.

"Instead of getting loud and trying to respond on social media, we got quiet. We circled a date on the calendar Nov. 26, 2022. And we went to work. And we knew what we did in the dark, what we do, what we did in the quiet will someday come to light. Today is that light."

Ohio State vs. Michigan weather update

“The Game” is expected to see some nice weather Saturday afternoon.

According to the National Weather Service, highs will be near 56 degrees with a south wind between 3-7 mph on an otherwise sunny day at Ohio Stadium.

Ohio State football remains favorite vs. Michigan 

As noon nears, Ohio State football remains the favorite against Michigan.

Per Tipico Sportsbook, the Buckeyes are an eight-point favorite heading into their 118th meeting with the Wolverines, with the over/under set at 55.5 points.

Ohio State has the -290 money line, while Michigan has a +250 money line as eight-point underdogs.

The Buckeyes hold a 5-5-1 record against the spread, failing to cover against Notre Dame, Arkansas State, Penn State, Northwestern and Maryland, while tying the spread against Rutgers.

Michigan is 6-4-1 against the spread in 2022.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba at Ohio State vs. Michigan game

Jaxon Smith-Njigba is not available against Michigan. But the Ohio State wide receiver is in attendance for the Buckeyes' regular-season finale against the Wolverines.

Former Ohio State offensive lineman and NFL Hall of Famer Orlando Pace is also in attendance for the Ohio State vs. Michigan game.

Ohio Stadium sees increased security at midfield prior to Ohio State vs. Michigan

Prior to warmups before Ohio State vs. Michigan Saturday, Ohio Stadium had an increased security presence on the field preparing to separate both teams.

Ohio State has not hosted Michigan since 2018. The Wolverines have not beaten the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium since 2000.

Ohio Stadium has heightened security at midfield ahead of No. 2 Ohio State's matchup with No. 3 Michigan Saturday.
Ohio Stadium has heightened security at midfield ahead of No. 2 Ohio State's matchup with No. 3 Michigan Saturday.

Multiple NFL representatives to attend Ohio State vs. Michigan

Many representatives from NFL teams will be in the Ohio Stadium press box including the San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Las Vegas Raiders, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers.

A representative from the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl will also be in attendance.

Miyan WIlliams to return, TreVeyon Henderson out for Ohio State vs. Michigan

Miyan Williams is set to return for Ohio State for the first time since the Buckeyes' Nov. 12 win vs. Indiana.

Williams, along with Chip Trayanum, an Arizona State transfer who began the season playing linebacker before returning to running back, gives the Buckeyes three scholarship backs against Michigan, while TreVeyon Henderson remains out with a foot injury.

Ohio State will also be without wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba, who remains unavailable with a hamstring injury, while right guard Matthew Jones is a game-time decision.

What time is the Ohio State and Michigan game?

Kickoff: Noon, Saturday, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.

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What channel is the Ohio State game on this week against Michigan?

Ohio State will play Michigan on Fox in the "Fox Big Noon Kickoff" game. The Buckeyes have been a fixture on Fox since the bye week ended. This is the fourth "Big Noon Kickoff" game the Buckeyes have had since the October bye.

The Ohio State-Michigan game has been a signature game for the "Big Noon Kickoff" show since it started going on the road in 2019. The game was likely to be aired in 2020 on FOX, but Michigan canceled the game due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

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Is Michigan vs OSU 2022 streaming?

Yes. The game will stream on any platform that offers Fox, such as Hulu Live and YouTube TV. The game will also be on the Fox Sports app.

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What is the Ohio State football record against Michigan

Michigan leads the series against Ohio State 59-51-6. The Wolverines hold the most recent win against the Buckeyes, earning the 42-27 win in Ann Arbor in 2021.

Ohio State football radio broadcast information

The Ohio State game will broadcast in Columbus on 97.1 FM and 1460 AM.

Here are the announcers:

  • Paul Keels (play-by-play)

  • Jim Lachey (analysis)

  • Matt Andrews (sideline)

Michigan football schedule in 2022

  • Sept. 3: Michigan 51, Colorado State 7

  • Sept. 10: Michigan 56, Hawaii 10

  • Sept. 17: Michigan 59, UConn 0

  • Sept. 24: Michigan 34, Maryland 27

  • Oct. 1: Michigan 27, Iowa 14

  • Oct. 8: Michigan 31, Indiana 10

  • Oct. 15: Michigan 41, Penn State 17

  • Oct. 29: Michigan 29, Michigan State 7

  • Nov. 5: Michigan 52, Rutgers 17

  • Nov. 12: Michigan 34, Nebraska 3

  • Nov. 19: Michigan 19, Illinois 17

  • Nov. 26: Michigan vs. Ohio State, Columbus, Ohio, noon

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