Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State hosts Virginia Tech on Saturday night in one of the biggest games in Week 2. Both teams are 1-0 after season-opening wins. Ohio State beat Navy in Baltimore 34-17, while Virginia Tech topped William & Mary 34-9.
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: 8 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: ESPN
Ohio State facts
Ohio State has won 35 consecutive home openers. The team's last home-opening loss was to Penn State in 1978.
In his first start replacing injured QB Braxton Miller, J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against Navy. He was named Big Ten co-freshman of the week.
The Buckeyes are currently hold the country's longest regular season winning streak, having won 25 straight.
Eleven players made their first career start against the Midshipmen, including four offensive linemen.
Redshirt sophomore safety Tyvis Powell led the team in tackles last week with 13, a career high.
Virginia Tech facts
The Hokies and Buckeyes have never played each other. Virginia Tech has played just two games against Big Ten teams that were in the conference at the time of their matchups.
Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler spent two years as the quarterbacks coach at Florida under then-Florida coach and current Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.
The Hokies started nine underclassmen last week against William & Mary.
Head coach Frank Beamer is in his 28th season at Virginia Tech, making him the current longest-tenured head coach at one school in FBS.
Replacing former three-year starter Logan Thomas, quarterback Michael Brewer had 251 passing yards and two touchdowns in the season opener. Brewer transferred to Virginia Tech from Texas Tech.
- Ben Estes