Ohio Stadium Sees Record Turnout For Homecoming Game


UPDATED: Sunday October 7, 2012 8:03 AM

A record number of fans attended the first night game showdown of the season for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

According to representatives of The Ohio State University, the homecoming game against Nebraska drew 106,102 fans.

The Buckeyes put on a show for the fans, Braxton Miller broke his own quarterback rushing record at Ohio State (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten). Miller rushed for 186 yards, zig-zagging 72 yards for one score and passing for another, to lead No. 12 Ohio State past No. 21 Nebraska 63-38.

Corey Brown returned a punt 76 yards for a TD, Bradley Roby brought back an interception 41 yards and Carlos Hyde scored on four runs before a raucous crowd in the Horseshoe's 90th season.      

Taylor Martinez ran for two scores but was intercepted three times for Nebraska (4-2, 1-1). Leading rusher Rex Burkhead injured his left knee early in the third quarter and did not return.

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