Despite knee injury, JT Barrett says he'll play in Big Ten championship

Despite knee injury, JT Barrett says he'll play in Big Ten championship

Despite knee injury, JT Barrett says he'll play in Big Ten championship

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was forced out of Saturday's game against MI with a knee injury, but he suffered it before the game took place. At least the Buckeyes should feel good about Haskins after seeing the way he played on Saturday. The Potomac, MD native completed 6-of-7 passes for 94 yards, also managing 24 yards on the ground despite a reputation as a more pocket-oriented passer than Barrett.

MI looks like it will be going with quarterback John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State.

Haskins led Ohio State down the field after Barrett's injury, setting up Dobbins' 1-yard touchdown run with a 22-yard scamper.

Back up quarterback, redshirt freshman Dwayne Haskins, takes over and leads the Buckeyes to the end zone.

Earlier in the drive, the Buckeyes faced a third-and-two on their own 33-yard line, but Barrett fought his way to a six-yard gain and a new set of downs.

He was tackled by Wolverines linebacker Mike McCray with 6:07 left in the quarter and his team trailing 20-14.

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Barrett appeared to suffer the injury during a rush attempt in the third quarter.

Haskins was off the mark with his pass on third-and-five, but a defensive hold gave the Buckeyes an automatic first down.

Key play: Two interceptions.

Karan Higdon's 2-yard run gave MI (8-4, 5-4) a 20-14 lead midway through the third quarter.

Still, Michigan had its chances, and a loss to Ohio State is a loss to Ohio State.

The Buckeyes added onto their lead with a 44-yard field goal from Sean Nuernberger with 10:21 to play in the fourth quarter.

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