Instant Reaction from Ohio State's 27-26 Win at Penn State

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With the playclock at two seconds, McSorley barely got the snap off and Sanders was hit nearly instantly by Ohio State's Chase Young for a two-yard loss.

McSorley completed 16 of 32 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns.

The Buckeyes answered quickly when Haskins connected with Binjimen Victor for a 47-yard touchdown pass that cut it to 26-21 with 6:42 to go. Ultimately, the Buckeyes have more speed and talent all around than Penn State in my opinion.

Ohio State defensive end Jonathon Cooper spoke to the media after the instant classic to talk about the resiliency of the Buckeye defense. "We're an offensive line driven team and they controlled the game after we got going".

Young had a sack of McSorley to mute Penn State's momentum.

"We obviously didn't make the right call in that situation, and that's on me, nobody else", Franklin said.

Frustration and disappointment were painted afterward on the faces of Penn State's players, who competed in front of an electric crowd Saturday night that had the stadium shaking 20 minutes before kickoff. Ohio State battled back to take a 27-26 lead with 2:03 remaining to set the stage for some heroics from Trace McSorley.

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Ohio State survived one of the most hostile environments in the country and while the performance wasn't ideal, it was a flawless example of how a championship team responds to adversity. The run game is being led by the duo of J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber, who have combined for 622 yards and five touchdowns.

Penn State has hovered around its preseason ranking of No. 10 for the majority of this season, but fell to a season-low No. 13 ranking in week two.

And then just like that, everything changed, and for the second year in a row the Buckeyes swiped victory away from the Nittany Lions in another wild game between the Big Ten powerhouses. Then Ohio State called a timeout. Both offenses took some time to get rolling, in a low-scoring first quarter, but the Nittany Lions got on the board first with a field goal that was set up by one of the best catches of the year. Dwayne Haskins has led the offense by throwing for 1,194 yards and 16 touchdowns with just one interceptions.

Linebacker Koa Farmer then stopped Haskins for no gain on fourth-and-1 at the Penn State 48, giving the Lions the football.

Penn State's Juwan Johnson (84) makes a catch as Ohio State's Damon Arnette (3) defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday.

Ohio State took the ball to open the second half and sliced down the field, moving 75 yards in 13 plays to grab the lead, and it seemed like Haskins and company were finally back on track.