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Ohio State Fans Upset With Team's Effort After First Quarter vs. FAU

Justin Fields playing against FAU.

COLUMBUS, OH - AUGUST 31: Justin Fields #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes meets with officials before a game against the Florida Atlantic Owls at Ohio Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Ohio State started its 2019 season with a bang, scoring four touchdowns in just over the first eight minutes of play against FAU. But the Buckeyes were arguably outplayed by the Owls the final three quarters of the contest. That isn't sitting well with some Ohio State fans.

In the second minute of the game, new Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields ran for an electric 51-yard touchdown. He followed that up with touchdown passes to Jeremy Ruckert, Binjimen Victor and Chris Olave in consecutive possessions.

FAU came alive in the second half, scoring on a three-yard run by Larry McCammon III and a two-yard touchdown pass from Chris Robison to John Raine.

Ohio State fans seem to be unimpressed with the effort the Buckeyes put in after taking an early 28-0 lead.

To be fair, many of Ohio State's backups were playing in the game in the second half. Fields was still in, but that was to be expected given how little time he's spent with the program thus far.

Ohio State wound up winning the contest 45-21. The Buckeyes did not cover the spread in most sports books - it was around 27.5 or 28 points.

Ohio State fans should learn a lot more about their team when the Buckeyes take on Cincinnati next Saturday.