If that sounds like no big deal, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields was practically giddy to talk about it Friday. That was the most fun I’ve had in a minute,” Fields said. Those workouts are obviously not about fun, at least not primarily.
Sure, you can’t tailgate or go to games at Beaver Stadium. And you are still going to have to go a few more weeks without Penn State football. But a late start is better than no football in 2020, right?
When Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields gathered with some of his teammates last Saturday to watch college football on TV, the mood was dark. The Big Ten decided to scrap fall sports Aug. 11 in the name of player safety because of the coronavirus pandemic. ''We were all just hurting,'' said Fields, the Georgia transfer whose stellar 2019 season with the Buckeyes made him a Heisman Trophy finalist.