No. 3 Ohio State fends off late rally to defeat No. 9 Indiana

No. 3 Ohio State withstood a late charge by No. 9 Indiana to defeat the Hoosiers 42-35 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Saturday.Ohio State (4-0, 4-0 Big Ten) quarterback Justin Fields was 18-for-30 passing for 300 yards and two TDs and his first three interception while Master Teague ran for 169 yards on 26 carries and two scores. Fields also ran for 78 yards and a TD.Indiana (4-1, 4-1) was led by quarterback Michael Penix, who was 27 for 51 for 491 yards, five touchdowns and an interception.Penix’s lone interception resulted in Shaun Wade’s 36-yard interception return for a touchdown to give Ohio State a 42-21 lead at the end of the third quarter. But Penix recovered to throw a 16-yard TD pass to David Ellis early in the fourth quarter to pull the Hoosiers to within 42-28.Penix then went 56 yards to Ty Fryfogle on the next possession to make it 42-35. Fryfogle had seven catches for 218 yards and three TDs.The Hoosiers had 10 passing plays of 15 or more yards, including 68, 63, 51 and 33 yards. However, the Hoosiers rushed for minus-1 yard for the game.Fields who had as many touchdowns as incompletions in the first three games (11), threw this first three interceptions and was sacked five times.