Ohio State could be without one of the top four wide receivers for its inaugural season.
Widely listed third-year third-year-old Julian Fleming, who took on pre-season first-team reps alongside Jackson Smith-Nigegba and Marvin Harrison Jr., was listed as the game-time decision against Notre Dame. He participated in early warm-ups with his teammates before later appearing in street clothes on the field, indicating his status as questionable.
Ohio State Case Report on Mrs. Notre
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WR Julian Fleming
RP Evan Pryor
Ryan Day said Fleming, who was dubbed Iron Buckeye before this season for his hard work in the weight room, had Best off season ever Since the five-star recruiter joined Ohio State in 2020.
Fleming missed four games in 2021 due to injury, and underwent off-season shoulder surgery after his freshman season. Fleming has dealt with shoulder issues since high school, and has had a shoulder recently coming out of socket During pre-season Ohio State practice. However, Day said Fleming put his shoulder back in place and scored two goals in a melee that immediately followed the injury.
If Fleming doesn’t play, sophomore Emeka Egbuka will likely start in his place. Egbuka scored 115 shots as a freshman and finished the season with nine catches for 191 yards. Egbuka was Five star recruit And the possibility of receiving a number 1 on a large scale in the country in 2021.
Aside from Fleming being questioned, Ohio is almost at full power.
Fifth-year player Camryn Pape, who has missed three full seasons at Ohio State with frequent knee injuries, appears to be available for the Bakuis on Saturday. door recently Another knee injury During pre-season, which made him wear a huge brace while training, but Day said it wouldn’t be a setback at the end of the season.
The only three Buckeyes listed as unavailable for Notre Dame are Lloyd McFarquhar, third-year defensive linebacker/background player Mitchell Melton, and second-year general Evan Pryor. Milton tore his ACL during the spring game in April, and Pryor tore the ACL during pre-season. Both are set to miss the entire season.
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