Jackson was 9-for-14 for 76 yards and had TD passes of 5, 7 and 6 yards, the last two to Jordan Thompson. Jackson also rushed for 53 yards for the Bobcats (3-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference).
Jackson's second touchdown pass was the 27th of his career, moving him into second place all-time for Ohio behind Cleve Bryant (1967-69) with 29.
Ohio led 28-3 at halftime, then Bates had TD runs of 62 and 12 yards and Donovan Fletcher scored on a 55-yard interception return.
Bowling Green (1-5, 0-2) recovered a fumble on Ohio's first drive but could not score on fourth-and-goal at the 1.
Corey Robinson is returning for his senior year on the gridiron at Notre Dame while also assuming the responsibilities of student-body president.
Baylor will hire more counselors and provide additional training for faculty in an effort to improve the school's response to sexual assault incidents, school regents said Friday.
Answering questions about the hype around two young quarterbacks, whether Stanford will sooner or later fall back into mediocrity and more.
FOX Sports' Clay Travis joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the possibility of losing Tigers football to budget cuts.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced 14 finalists for the Class of 2016 on Friday, including Allen Iverson, Tom Izzo, Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming.
Discussing the transfer of Barry J. Sanders to Oklahoma State, what the latest staff movement means for Charlie Strong and TCU's linebacking corps.