The Blazers picked up points on special teams and started the second half by recovering an onside kick, but were undone by four chop-block penalties and a giveaway that led to a score.
Miller completed passes for 12, 14 and 18 yards and ran for 26 yards to set up his own clinching 1-yard TD run with 5:03 left.
FINAL: Braxton Miller and Jordan Hall teamed up to lead No. 16 Ohio State to a 29-15 victory over UAB on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Miller racked up 143 yards through the air and Hall rumbled for 104 yards on the ground.
Darrin Reaves did his best to carry the Blazers’ offense, turning 16 carries into 70 rushing yards.
The Buckeyes’ offense finished the game having gained 347 yards. Ohio State complemented Miller’s passing with 204 yards rushing on 37 attempts.
UAB’s offense finished the game having gained 401 yards, including 259 passing yards on 28 completions. The Blazers also moved the ball on the ground, earning 142 yards on 34 attempts.
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