Justin Fields Can Run the Ball, But Came to Ohio State to Throw It
Justin Fields has received a lot of attention nationally for a couple of years now. He was, after all, the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the nation in 2018, earning offers from everywhere. Possessing the ability to rip off a 4.51 40-yard dash in high school, Fields showed off his arm at the 2017 Elite 11 camp, earning the top mark among the...
OSU has yet to perfect the passer-runner combo; BM and JTB were more runners than passers and DH was a prolific passer, but limited with his runs. With Day, I'm convinced that this natural runner will become a very good passer blessed with the variety of incredible talent at our skills
I trust Day's use of the read option/running QB far more than Urban. I think Day will use it strategically as opposed to Urban who used it religiously ("QB Power Dive on 2...ready, break")