Ohio State Buckeyes' trio demolish record book against Utah Utes


Ohio State won the Rose Bowl with Smith-Njigba's big game.

C.J. Stroud throws to Marvin Harrison Jr. and Jaxon Smith Njigba. In Ohio State's 48-45 Rose Bowl win over Utah, Smith-Njigba had . 2:44

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The Rose Bowl Game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Utah Utes was simply crazy. At one point, six scores were scored in less than three minutes.

The Buckeyes were down by 14 at the half but came alive in the final 30 minutes and won 48-45. The offensive trio of C.J. Stroud, Jaxon Smith and Marvin Harrison Jr. made up Ohio State's offense.

Smith-Njigba set a record in the Granddaddy of Them All. Smith-Njigba caught 15 passes for 347 yards and three touchdown, and the Utes had no answer for him.

The sophomore, along with Stroud and Harrison, obliterated the school and bowl record books. They also created a stir on Ohio State's social media.

Some of the big numbers are listed here.

The new Rose Bowl record was set by the Ohio State offense with 683 yards. It's the new Ohio State bowl game record. The third-largest comeback in Rose Bowl history was needed by the Buckeyes.

Smith-Njigba has a stat line for reception and receiving yards. His 15 catches in the Rose Bowl are the most ever by an Ohio State player. His 347 receiving yards are the fifth most ever in the history of the bowl. He recorded 192 yards after the catch, the most since Colorado's Laviska Shenault Jr.'s 214.

I am happy thatjaxon took over my record.
January 2, 2022.

The next great one, stop it!
January 2, 2022.

I got home and watched the buckeye game and I thought the team was the man with 288 yards.
January 2, 2022.

Smith-Njigba and Harrison both had three touchdown catches. The Rose Bowl record for most points scored by a player is held by Michigan's Braylon Edwards.

Marvin Harrison Jr.'s father never had a three-touchdown game in college.

The second pair of Ohio State teammates to each record multiple receiving touchdown in the same bowl game are the young duo of Smith-Njigba and Harrison Jr.

A new Rose Bowl record was set by Stroud. It's the third-most all time in a bowl game, trailing only Marshall's Byron Leftwich and Ty Detmer of BYU.

The previous Rose Bowl record of five by USC's Sam Darnold was broken by the freshman. It's tied for the most bowl games in Big Ten history.

In the past 25 seasons, only one player in the past 25 seasons has 500 pass yards and six passing scores in a bowl game.

The games today were better than yesterday.
January 2, 2022.

#RoseBowl pic.
Charles Woodson wrote on January 2, 2022.

This is one of the best Rose Bowls I've seen.
January 2, 2022.

The Rose bowl is always the best bowl game.
January 2, 2022, is Dion Bailey's birthday.

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