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SportJustin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener

20:15  19 august  2019
20:15  19 august  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback for the Ohio State Buckeyes this season. Ryan Day named him the starter Monday. Wisconsin has historically struggled to stop OSU’s mobile quarterbacks . They really don’t get much more mobile than Fields will be this upcoming season.

Опубликовано: 19 авг. 2019 г. Justin Fields speaks with the media after officially being named the new starting quarterback for the We are located in the Ohio State University Journalism building, along with our media partner, The Lantern. We strive to be your leader in Ohio State news, sports

COLUMBUS - Former Georgia quarterback Justin Fields, who transferred to Ohio State earlier this year, has been named the Buckeyes' starter.

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"Justin kind of separated himself this week," said Ohio State coach Ryan Day said of the competition between Fields and Kentucky transfer Gunner Hoak.

Day said all the decision announced Monday means is Fields will take the first snap in the opener on Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic.

"Where it goes from there we will see," Day said.

While saying Field has made progress since arriving for spring practice, Day said Fields isn't yet where he needs to be.

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What's been widely assumed for months is now confirmed: Justin Fields will begin the season as Ohio State 's starting quarterback , Ohio State head coach Ryan Day announced on Monday. The announcement comes 12 days before the Buckeyes' season opener against Florida Atlantic on Aug.

Quarterback Justin Fields will lead the 2019 Ohio State Buckeyes onto the field for their 2019 season opener against Florida Atlantic, according to head coach Ryan Day. Per Bill Rabinowitz of the Columbus Dispatch, Day said the backup quarterback spot is not set in stone.

Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener © Joseph Maiorana, USA TODAY Sports Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws on the sideline during the team's spring game in April

Fields is a dual-threat quarterback who was considered among the top recruits in the country when he went to Georgia.

In 2018, rushed for 266 yards and passed for 328 in limited time with Georgia.  He completed 69.2% of his passes (27-of-39).

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The  Ohio State starting job became available after the 2018 season when Dwayne Haskins chose to leave school early to enter the NFL draft. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins, and has a shot at becoming the Redskins' starter this season.

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Ohio State coach Ryan Day announced Monday that Justin Fields will be the Buckeyes starting quarterback for the 2019 season. Fields beat out Hoak after former Buckeyes quarterbacks Tate Martell (Miami) and Matthew Baldwin (TCU) left the program in the offseason.

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Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener
Justin Fields named Ohio State starting quarterback for opener

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