DALLAS — In his final collegiate game, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett added yet another record to his long list of accomplishments.
He surpassed former Purdue quarterback Drew Brees to become the Big Ten’s all-time total yard leader with 12,701 yards.
He set the record with a 20-yard pass to redshirt senior tight end Marcus Baugh in the fourth quarter of the Cotton Bowl against USC.
Earlier in the game, he broke his own program record for total touchdowns in a single season when he rushed into the end zone for the first score of the game, his 46th touchdown of the season. He added another rushing touchdown in the second quarter of the game.