Latest Ryan Day News

Ohio State hires Chip Kelly as offensive coordinator after he steps down as head coach at UCLA

Feb. 09, 2024 20:51 PM EST

UCLA coach Chip Kelly stepped down after six seasons leading the Bruins on Friday to become offensive coordinator for soon-to-be Big Ten rival Ohio State. The move leaves UCLA scrambling to fill a vacancy at the top of a program preparing to join the Big Ten with spring practice...

Ohio State coach Ryan Day mum on the possibility of OC Bill O'Brien jumping to Boston College job

Feb. 07, 2024 12:17 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day didn’t shed any light Wednesday on the future of new offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien, who has been linked to the open head coaching job at Boston College. O'Brien was hired on Jan. 19 to be Ohio State's offensive coordinator...

Ohio State hires Bill O'Brien, ex-Texans coach and Alabama assistant, as offensive coordinator

Jan. 19, 2024 13:31 PM EST

Ohio State has hired former Houston Texans and Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, the program confirmed in a statement Friday. “He is an excellent and experienced offensive coach who has run NFL and Power 5 programs and developed...

Returning players, key transfers, O'Brien hiring kick-start offseason for Ohio State's Ryan Day

Jan. 19, 2024 13:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The weeks after the end of the 2023 season looked potentially disastrous for Ohio State coach Ryan Day. Instead, before the end of January, Day has got a new offensive coordinator in the experienced Bill O'Brien and a roster that may put the Buckeyes in better...

Coach-to-player comms, sideline tablets tested in bowl games, but some schools decided to hold off

Jan. 02, 2024 17:56 PM EST

Billy Edwards Jr. became a test pilot of sorts for the type of helmet communication technology that might soon become commonplace in college football. And the Maryland quarterback was a fan. “I think overall it was good,” Edwards said after the Terrapins beat...

Marvin Harrison Jr. opts out of playing in Cotton Bowl for Ohio State vs Missouri

Dec. 29, 2023 23:51 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time AP All-America receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. opted out of playing in the Cotton Bowl for seventh-ranked Ohio State, though the junior has not revealed whether he will declare for the NFL draft. Harrison wore his No. 18 jersey over a black hoodie when...

As starter in the Cotton Bowl, QB Devin Brown gets a chance to show he can be No. 1 for Ohio State

Dec. 24, 2023 10:11 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Devin Brown can thank the transfer portal for his first career start at quarterback for Ohio State, coming up against Missouri in the Cotton Bowl. Brown, the backup this season, was named the starter more or less by attrition when Kyle McCord decided to...

Signing day: Georgia has top class after 5-star flip; Ohio State sigh of relief on No. 1 player

Dec. 20, 2023 22:23 PM EST

The early signing period in college football opened Wednesday with some five-star drama. Georgia likely locked up the top recruiting class by flipping an in-state blue-chip player away from Florida State. The consensus No. 1 recruit in the country had Ohio State's Ryan Day literally...

Big Ten Signing Day: Ohio State class ranked best in conference. Penn State, Michigan next in line

Dec. 20, 2023 22:19 PM EST

Ohio State hasn't played in the Big Ten championship game in three years, but it remains the conference's top program in recruiting. The Buckeyes signed five of the six five-star recruits Wednesday in the 247Sports Composite rankings who are headed to Big Ten schools — including...