The Big Ten-East went 601 in the first weekend of non-conference action. There was plenty of action as the Ohio State Buckeyes cruised to a blowout win and the Maryland Terrapins put up huge numbers on the ground in their win. Let's take a brief look at this weekend's results.

Indiana vs. Florida International

A 34-13 win on the road sees the Indiana Hoosiers get started off on the right foot. The defense was the big story here as they produced two touchdowns and had a solid game under their new defensive coordinator. Richard Lagow threw for 240 yards and had one touchdown pass in his debut.

Michigan State vs. Furman

It wasn't the most convincing performance from the Michigan State Spartans, but they got the job done with a 28-13 win. Quarterback Tyler O'Connor led the way with three touchdown passes and 190 yards off of 13 completions. L.J. Scott had 105 yards of rushing and one touchdown.

Ohio State vs. Bowling Green

The opening game for the Buckeyes turned into a blowout as they defeated the Bowling Green Falcons by a final score of 77-10.

J.T. Barrett was the star of the afternoon, he threw for six touchdowns and rushed for another. In total, he had 349 yards of passing and 30 rushing yards. He set a new team record for most touchdowns scored in a single game. The Buckeyes also set a new team record of 776 yards of total offense.

Michigan vs. Hawaii

It was a happy day at the Big House as the Michigan Wolverines won this one over the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors by a final score of 63-3.

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Wilton Speight threw three touchdown passes in his debut as the starting quarterback. True freshman Chris Evans had a big day on the ground rushing for 112 yards and two touchdowns.

Maryland vs. Howard

The Terrapins offense exploded for six touchdowns on the ground as six different players contributed to the scoring. They had 315 yards of rushing in the 52-13 victory. Lorenzo Harrison was the leading rusher with 67 yards on nine carries. Quarterback Perry Hills went 14-for-19 through the air for 126 yards of passing.

Penn State vs. Kent State

Penn State kicked off their 2016/17 season in style with a 33-13 win over the Kent State Golden Flashes. Trace McSorley had a big day at quarterback as he threw for two touchdowns and 209 yards. Saquon Barkley showed his ready for a big season with 105 yards of rushing and a touchdown.

Rutgers vs. Washington

Chris Ash had a rough start to his coaching debut at Rutgers. It was a blowout win for the 14th ranked Washington Huskies as they took the game by a final score of 48-13.

The only touchdown for the away side came from Janarion Grant on the ground. Quarterback Chris Laviano threw for 168 yards and was 24-for-40 through the air. Defensively, Rutgers was only able to force one turnover.

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