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Ohio State Fans Aren't Happy With The Tate Martell Decision

Tate Martell runs for Ohio State vs. Rutgers.

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 08: Tate Martell #18 of the Ohio State Buckeyes breaks free on a 47-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter of the game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Ohio Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 52-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Ohio State fans have to be happy with the way the first half started for the Buckeyes. After two and a half quarters, Ohio State led 21-6, but allowed the Wolverines to get back in the game late.

Michigan scored two touchdowns in six seconds after a botched fair catch from the Buckeyes led to a Wolverines touchdown.

With the score 21-19, Ohio State drove down right before the end of the first half and had what looked like a surefire touchdown. With a first down inside the Michigan five yard line, Ohio State put backup quarterback Tate Martell in to replace Haskins.

Martell's option play failed, much to the chagrin of Ohio State fans everywhere. A quick search on Twitter showed just how unhappy fans were with the play calling.

Ohio State added a field goal to extend its lead to 24-19 heading into the half. That's where the lead stands now, early in the second half.