Kyle McCord Named Ohio State’s Starting QB vs. Indiana; Devin Brown Will Also Play


Ohio State quarterback Kyle McCord plays in their NCAA college football Spring game Saturday, April 15, 2023, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AP Photo/Jay LaPrete

As Ohio State approaches this weekend’s season opener versus Indiana, head coach Ryan Day has actually decided on the group’s beginning quarterback.

Day informed press reporters on Tuesday that junior Kyle McCord will get the start, while sophomore Devin Brown will likewise see some playing time.

Just recently, Day showed that the quarterback competitors in between McCord and Brown was still continuous.

” There was a point two times in camp where I believed one was retreating from the other. 2 practices went by and the other one truly played well and the other one kind of leveled off,” Day informed ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren “And I would let them understand, too, ideal then and there. I ‘d state, ‘You were retreating, and he simply type of took control of a bit.’ Something’s for sure is they can’t take a down off, they can’t take a play off.”

McCord is the most skilled quarterback on the Buckeyes lineup this season. Ohio State has actually delighted in strong play at the position over the last couple of years with Heisman Trophy finalists Justin Fields and C.J. Stroud, who are now beginning in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and Houston Texans, respectively.

A 4-star hire in the class of 2021, McCord has actually appeared in 12 video games with one start over his very first 2 seasons. He has profession varieties of 606 passing backyards, 3 goals and 2 interceptions while finishing 70.7 percent of his passes.

McCord was likewise the high school quarterback of Buckeyes star receiver Marvin Harrison Jr., who is a preseason All-American and among the very best offending gamers in the country. Ohio State is hoping the 2 of them will have the ability to continue their chemistry and lead the group to a 2nd straight look in the College Football Playoff.

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