Backup QB Kenny Guiton has someone in his corner in offensive coordinator Tom Herman, who recruited him four years ago at Rice. Together they created a magical finish against Purdue.
After getting burned on the first play from scrimmage, Ohio State's defense shut down Purdue far more often than not and turned in one of their most fundamentally sound performances of the season.
Even the bad dream Ohio State was living as Braxton Miller was carted off the field with an apparent head injury couldn't keep the Buckeyes from yet another win as it rallied to an improbable 29-22 victory over Purdue in overtime.
The Ohio State offensive line was once considered a question. Now, there production is soaring and they are becoming a dominant group.
Purdue has upset Ohio State in two of the last three years heading into their 2012 matchup on Oct. 20