Haskell Garrett’s 2020 season began with a flash of fear and violence. It ended with second team All-American honors and the very real potential that the Ohio State defensive tackle transformed from relative unknown to NFL Draft pick overnight. Yet it is possible we still have not seen the very best of Garrett, considering the circumstances that affected and delayed his preseason preparation.
Ryan Day is about to embark on another “first” as Ohio State football’s head coach during the 2021 season. This is a man who’s built a reputation as a quarterback developer, and the performances of his first three field generals serve as proof of that -- except none of those QBs were actually ones he brought in as a freshman. Each played for another coach, and Day turned them into high-functioning passers, Heisman Trophy finalists or both.
Wyatt Davis nearly started his NFL journey back in September, when Ohio State’s Starting right guard believed no 2020 season would happen. He now departs as a unanimous All-American who led the Buckeyes back to the biggest stage in college football. Davis announced Monday night he will enter the 2021 NFL Draft, forgoing his final season of eligibility.