Ohio State coach Ryan Day called it a “change” for the Buckeyes.
Running back Myan Williams had a slightly different phrasing: “I’d say he’s more of a breakthrough, and I’d be like, “
“He” is Running back TreVeyon Henderson had 121 yards on 21 carries and Williams had 101 yards on 11 carries, including two touchdowns, in the 52-21 win over Wisconsin.
It was the first time since OSU’s 52-12 win over Michigan State in 2020 when Trey Sermon ran for 112 yards, Justin Fields added 104, Buckeyes Team Tree has two 100+ Chargers in the same game.
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“We know how long this season is going to last,” Day said. “And when you have two guys going back and forth, back and forth, who’s selfless and who understands what it means to be a team, that’s the key. If it starts to be like, ‘What’s my carry? My touchdowns are How much? What is my run? Then it doesn’t work. But TreVeyon and Miyan are already great.”
Day says excellence requires teamwork.
“I think we have the right mix now,” he said. “I think you see all-around physicality. It’s not just the frontcourt, it’s everyone.”
But in the frontcourt, the offensive line is definitely at work, for Henderson and Williams is going to run over.