Photo Gallery - Big 33 In Pictures, Part One
Rob Schoenhoft
Rob Schoenhoft

Posted Jul 24, 2005

On a team loaded with 8 future Ohio State Buckeyes, 3 future Michigan Wolverines, 3 future Michigan State Spartans and another handful of Cincinnati Bearcats, Ohio was the solid favorite going into the Big 33 game. Ohio started out strong offensively behind the arm of game MVP Rob Schoenhoft and held on for the 34-28 victory. It was the third consecutive win for the Ohio team in the series. Here's how some of the day looked in pictures.

Photo Gallery - Big 33 In Pictures

Welcome to the Big 33!

Game MVP, Rob Schoenhoft was 11-20 for 267 yards with two TD passes and one INT.

In his first game back from his season-ending injury last year, Brian Hartline had 4 catches for 101 yards and including a spectacular 23-yard TD grab.

Andre Amos was a lock-down cover cornerback the entire night. He had one the 4, er, 3 Ohio interceptions in the game

Hartline and Amos will be roommates at Ohio State.

Brian Robiskie had 3 catches for 40 yards.

Lawrence Wilson was credited with 5 tackles including a big sack late in the game to help seal the victory.

Austin Spitler lead the Ohio squad in tackles with 8.

Todd Denlinger did a lot of the dirty work inside and was credited with 3 tackles in the game.

And Andrew Moses anchored the offensive line at center.

Here's a better look at the 8 Ohio State players performing in the game.

Andre Amos

Rob Schoenhoft

Brian Hartline

Austin Spitler

Andrew Moses

Brian Robiskie

Lawrence Wilson

Todd Denlinger

Robiskie and Hartline add even more quality depth to the very deep OSU receiving corps.

The Ohio coaching staff did a wonderful job holding things together down the stretch. L to R, head coach Steve Channell, Jim Ryan, Rodney Roberts, Dave Sedmak, Ed Nasonti and Tony Broering.

The game ball arrived in style.

Ohio's team captains...

...headed to the center of the field for the coin toss.

Rocket Ismail was this year's honorary captain.

Pennsylvania won the coin toss and elected to receive.

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