10 Things To Know: Ohio State vs. Army

Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins, top, celebrates his touchdown against Oklahoma during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Moving forward is the thing to do and for Ohio State that means Army.

The Buckeyes will host their second of three straight homes games in September as the Black Knights come to Columbus.

After a pair of night games to start the year, this week's game will kickoff at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

So let's keep this article moving forward and give you the 10 Things To Know:

1. Facing The Unknown

Though both schools have a long history of football, Ohio State and Army will be meeting for the first time on Saturday.

2. “Unstoppable Force Meets An Immovable Object”

The Black Knights are currently second in the FBS averaging 417.5 yards rushing per game. The Buckeyes are allowing just 60.5 yards rushing per game.

3. Build That Goal Line Wall

While Ohio State doesn’t like giving up yards on the ground, they’ve also only given up one rushing touchdown this season. Army has 11 on the year so far.

4. Give ‘Em L

Army is coming into Ohio Stadium with a 2-0 record. They defeated Fordham 64-6 in their opener and came back in the fourth quarter to beat Buffalo 21-17.

5. Down But Not Out

The Buckeyes slipped from No. 2 to No. 8 in the AP poll but this means they have remained in the Top 10 for 41 consecutive weeks.

6. Back With A Vengeance

When coming off a loss at Ohio State, Urban Meyer is 5-1 with a 28.8 point average margin of victory.

7. Good News Born From Bad News

The last time that the Buckeyes lost a nonconference home game, they went on to win 23 consecutive games (with a national championship in there).

8. Worley’s World

Senior Chris Worley tied his career high of 11 tackles against Oklahoma last week. The middle linebacker also notched a forced fumble.

9. Special Teams Special Numbers

Kicker Sean Nuernberger is 5-5 this year on field goals (with 112 consecutive extra points) and punter Drue Chrisman has had seven of his 10 punts downed inside the opponent’s 20-yard line.

10. Another Record Approaching

Quarterback J.T. Barrett is just 679 yards to become the school’s all-time passing leader.