Several Ohio State players and staff members have come down with the flu a few days before the Orange Bowl

Dr. Saturday

There was some cause for concern for Ohio State fans on Monday morning when Candice Lee, the mother of Buckeyes’ freshman linebacker Darron Lee, tweeted that many Buckeye players were suffering from food poisoning.

With starting defensive lineman Noah Spence not making the trip and the status of Bradley Roby and Curtis Grant in question, it appeared like more bad luck for a Buckeye team that is preparing to take on Clemson in the Orange Bowl. The health of the players in question was addressed later in the day by OSU Sports Information Director Jerry Emig, who said that it’s just a “fly bug” affecting some players.

The Buckeyes face a tough task against Clemson’s high-powered offense and they still have a few days to get healthy before Friday’s game.

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