Now that Georgia QB Justin Fields seems to be on his way out of Athens (following the Sugar Bowl), many of the nation’s top programs will likely make a play for the former 5-star prospect.
Recently, there’s been a lot of momentum for Fields to end up at Ohio State, at it appears the Buckeyes are indeed the front-runner.
On Friday morning, Toledo Blade reporter Kyle Rowland tweeted that Ryan Day, who will replace Urban Meyer as the Buckeyes’ head coach following the Rose Bowl, is a big reason why Ohio State is solidly in the mix to land Fields:
Sources: Momentum for a Justin Fields-to-Ohio State transfer is increasing. Ryan Day’s impact cannot be overstated. Fields and those close to him are enamored by a potential pairing with Day.
— Kyle Rowland (@KyleRowland) December 21, 2018
Fields will try to get a waiver to play right away in 2019, but that might not end up happening, so he may have to sit next fall.
Whatever the case, he’ll have three years of eligibility remaining wherever he ends up, and that should make whatever team gets him very, very happy.