Ohio State picks up big yardage on diving catch by Garrett Wilson, finishes drive with TD
Ohio State wide receiver Garrett Wilson had one heck of a catch during the first quarter of the Sugar Bowl.
With the Buckeyes trailing 14-7 late in the quarter, Fields put up a long ball to Wilson and he came up with it after an outstanding diving catch:
OH PUTAING GARRETT WILSON 😱😱
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It was Wilson’s first catch of the game and it ended up going for 47 yards. Shortly after that catch, Fields found tight end Luke Farrell for the game-tying touchdown on third-and-goal.
It came from eight yards out as Fields threw it into some pretty tight coverage:
Justin Fields throws a TD to TE Luke Farrell. Game tied at 14 pic.twitter.com/WeCz0PbMVr
— The Buckeye Nut (@TheBuckeyeNut) January 2, 2021
The quarter eventually came to a close with both teams having over 160 yards of total offense already. Fields was also 4-for-4 for 100 yards passing, plus that touchdown pass in the first quarter. As for Trevor Lawrence, he went 9-for-12 for 134 yards passing, plus had a rushing touchdown.
The game is currently being televised by ESPN.