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Justin Fields, Chase Young, Malik Harrison Named OSU Players of Week, Champions Also Named

COLUMBUS — In his first-ever game as an Ohio State Buckeye, sophomore quarterback Justin Fields was named OSU’s offensive player of the week for his performance in the Buckeyes’ 45-21 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. Fields completed 18-of-25 passes for 234 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed for 61 yards on 12 attempts.

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Ohio State Notebook: ‘I haven’t done anything like that in my whole life’

Jeff Hafley considers himself a college coach, having spent 10 years on college sidelines and seven years in the NFL. But over all of those previous seasons in college ball, he never experienced anything like he did on Saturday. Since Ryan Day hired Hafley to be co-defensive coordinator, he as been living a life of first experiences, but that’s what Ohio State can do to a guy.