Ohio State Head Coach Ryan Day Previews Florida Atlantic

By August 29, 2019 (1:22 pm)September 1st, 2019Football

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day took the podium to speak to media members Thursday afternoon, less than 48 hours from his first kickoff as the leader of the program.

  • Freshmen will play: Garrett Wilson, Jameson Williams, Zach Harrison, Harry Miller, Craig Young and Cade Stover were mentioned as true freshman pushing to see the field.
  • Ohio State looked at doing more snaps under center, but our offense will primarily run out of shotgun.
  • Garrett Wilson is someone we want to get on the field. He will work as a returner. He has great ball skills.
  • When you get into Thursday, Friday, it becomes even more important to focus on meetings, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.
  • FAU has changed so we can’t base everything on last year when scouting.
  • Top kick returners and punt returners? A lot of guys, we’ll roll them. K.J. Hill, Demario McCall and C.J. Saunders will be among top returners. Wilson will also be in the mix.
  • Jeff Okudah and Chris Olave have to step up as gunners.
  • A lot of our special teams guys returned: DBs, LBs and TEs.
  • Zach Harrison? The defensive end position is changing, with long, athletic body types. His mature approach stood out from the beginning.
  • You go on a journey with your coaches and players, and it’s fun. Having confidence in preparations is important.
  • We have some really good wideouts, need to get those guys out on the field.
  • I’m looking forward to seeing J.K. Dobbins run. I want to see him run with his pads down.
  • I’m excited to see our secondary. It’s tough to throw against them in practice, so I’m excited to see them against somebody else.


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