Ohio State football: 4 impacts Justin Fields’ transfer has on Buckeyes

Ohio State football Justin Fields (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Ohio State football Justin Fields (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) /
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Ohio State football Justin Fields (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /

Buckeyes are getting an uber-recruit

The No. 1 thing Ohio State football fans worried about after Urban Meyer announced his retirement was summed up in one word: Recruiting.

Welp, Ryan Day’s just added a five-star recruit who was the No. 2 ranked player in the country when he graduated from high school in 2018.

Justin Fields’ high school and recruiting credentials speak for themselves. Plus, dual-threat field general already has a year of big-time college football under his belt.

No need to redshirt this kid. He’s plug-and-play and the Buckeyes may find themselves back in the College Football Playoff next season, because of him.

It’s been written across the college football blogosphere that Fields can make every throw, has touch and is accurate,  plus, when he does run, he’s going to blow you away with his speed.

How much were coaches salivating over his potential? He received the highest quarterback grade from recruiting website, 247sports.com, at the time, along with Trevor Lawrence.