BLACKSBURG, Va. – The second half has been all Ohio State, as the Buckeyes just pulled out to a 42-17 lead on a TD pass from J.T. Barrett to Michael Thomas.

Cardale Jones started the match at quarterback for OSU.

Three plays into the 2nd half, Jones connected with Braxton Miller on a 54-yard touchdown to put the Buckeyes back up, 21-17.

In the first half, the Buckeyes enabled 17 straight points and trailed by three at the intermission, 17-14.

Virginia Tech’s go ahead touchdown came on the drive after running back Ezekiel Elliott muffed a punt.

Virginia Tech’s quarterback threw a touchdown pass to Ryan Malleck with only seconds remaining in the first half.

Jones threw a 24-yard touchdown pass on his first series of the season.

On his second, Jones did not have to do much work, as Ezekiel Elliott ran for an 80-yard touchdown on his first carry.

Ohio State led 14-0 at the conclusion of the first quarter.