Ohio State vs. Soccer Florida Atlantic: Weather, TV Schedule, Game Preview, Score


Columbus, Ohio - A new day dawns at No. 5 at Ohio State and analysts predict great things when freshman Ryan Day entered the opening Buckeyes season game against visiting the Florida Atlantic on Saturday. Dey, left by Urban Meyer after Ohio State's win over Washington at the Rose Bowl in January, hopes to make it heavy with a talented and well-stocked list.

The first long-awaited personnel decision of the day came last week when they named Georgia Justin Fields to start the quarter. Super-talented Sampomore came to Ohio State last spring and showed enough double-threat potential in the fall zone to hand over the offensive zone, but the first-round production of NFL draft Dwayne Haskins would be difficult. This will help Fields to have a KJ receiver. At his disposal, Hill, Austin Mack and Bin Victor, third-year runner JK Dobbins, began to put some pressure on their defense and rebuild, but formidable offensive line. The Owls, who are among the favorites to win the United States Conference Eastern Division for the second time in three years, will be busy trying to hold their hands to an elite opponent in their first game for the second consecutive year after 63-14. By Oklahoma in 2018.

About Ohio (2018: 13-1)

Everyone wants to talk again this year about the vast amount of territory and ability of the offensive, but last year there was a significant emphasis on improving a defense that was repeatedly hunted. The Buckeyes, guided by a new body of defensive coaches, hope to improve on that side of the ball this season, especially with cornerbacks Geoffrey Okudah and Damon Arnett, playing alongside Jordan Fuller and Bronson White in the new bullet position in the secondary Were. In the front seven is defensive end Chase Young, a potential NFL draft pick in the top five in 2020, ranked among the Big Ten leaders in catches last year with 10.5, and the more experienced and more supportive core Joe Malik Harrison (81 Tack) Were.

About FLORIDA ATLANTIC (2018: 5-7)

Len Kiffin entered his third year as coach, hoping to be a better team that would have Chris Robison (2,533 yards per pass, 12 touchdowns, 12 interceptions) as a quarterback, but one who was at Ohio State level Was, but notably, his defense is with the Buckeyes against a large number of weapons. The Florida Atlantic defense was a prick last year, allowing 31.8 points and 420.1 yards per game, and linebacker Rashad Smith (86 tackles, the team's top four interceptions) is one of six of the team's 12 leaders who They were in last season. came from. The offensive, which led C-USA with 481.6 yards per game last year, lost runner Devin Singletary, who executed a ground attack that averaged 242.2 yards per game (13th on FBS), but few experienced. Were. Divers (TE Harrison Bryant, WR Willie Wright), WR Tavaris Harrison) provide some capable goals to Robison.

Additional points

1. Ohio State RB JK Dobbins returns for his youth campaign after a season of two thousand 1,000 yards in a row and hopes to improve his numbers on the field and as a catch now without a player Mike Weber Proven in the NFL. Behind him.

2. Field records will not replace the pass production he provided last year with 50 touchdowns and eight interceptions, but his mobility will add a multifaceted element to the offensive under new Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Yerich.

3. Veteran Te Harrison Bryant is probably Florida Atlantic's favorite player after the attack in 2018 with 45 receptions for 662 yards and four touchdowns.