An update on the season to date for Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who led the Buckeyes to a 62-39 victory over No. 4 Michigan by throwing for 396 yards and six touchdowns. He was 20 of 31 throwing with no interceptions, and he directed the Buckeyes to 567 yards of offense against the nation’s No. 1 defensive unit. And along the way he also:
Set the Big Ten Conference single season record for passing yards with 4,003, topping Curtis Painter’s 2006 record of 3,985 yards.
Set the Big Ten single season record for touchdown passes with 41, topping Drew Brees’ 20-year-old mark of 39 set in 1998.
Moved to within 142 yards of Denard Robinson’s Big Ten record for single season total offense. Robinson had 4,272 in 2010. Haskins has 4,130.
Haskins’ tremendous season to date, the finest statistical season in school history, also features:
The first time a Big Ten quarterback has thrown five or more touchdowns in a game three times and then four times;
Four of the five 400-yard passing games in school history, including the school record of 470 yards;
Broke the Ohio State single season and tied the Ohio State career record for most three-yard games with eight; and
Earned a Big Ten record five Big Ten offensive player of the week awards.
Haskins’ single-season Ohio State records, right now, include:
Passing completions (313);
Passing attempts (454);
Passing touchdowns (41);
Passing yards (4,003);
Completion percentage (68.9); and
Total offense (4,130).