Ohio State vs. Notre Dame football score, reactions for Week 1

Ohio State recovered from an early deficit in a win over Notre Dame

That vaunted Ohio State offense was supposed to make a statement against Notre Dame in the marquee Week 1 game on the college football schedule.

After a clear injury from Jackson Smith-Njigba and some genuine struggle on the offensive side of the ball, the Buckeyes had to win the first half with an effort from behind.

Here's what you need to know about the game in Columbus.

Ohio State 21, Notre Dame 10

Ohio State was the No. 2 team in the AP top 25 college football rankings and Notre Dame the No. 5 team in the poll.