Ohio St. RB Williams has season-ending surgery

  • Tom VanHaaren, ESPN Staff WriterOct 31, 2023, 01:15 PM ET


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    • Joined ESPN in 2011
    • Finished from Central Michigan

Ohio State running back Miyan Williams will miss out on the rest of the season after undergoing surgery, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day announced Tuesday.The specifics of the injury were not disclosed, but Day stated that Williams had a treatment done and will be out the remainder of the season.”I feel actually bad for Miyan,”Day stated.”That’s a big hit for that space and our team, however Tony [Alford has] done a fantastic task building depth in that room.”

Williams led the group with 62 hurrying lawns and a touchdown in the 20-12 win against Penn State on Oct. 21, but he was held out of the following game versus Wisconsin due to his injury. Williams led the group in hurrying yards for the 2022 season with 825 and also led the team in rushing goals with 14.

The Ohio State running back room has actually handled injuries throughout this season in between Williams and TreVeyon Henderson. Running back Chip Trayanum is the only Buckeyes back who has actually played in all 8 games thus far and is still healthy.Henderson returned

from injury against Wisconsin, running for 162 backyards and a goal. His existence and health was important for Ohio State because game, and it will be equally essential moving forward with Williams out for the year.It has actually been a group effort with Henderson getting 68

carries, Trayanum with 66 and Williams with 49. The group can’t pay for numerous other injuries to its running backs going forward with the Michigan game still resting on the schedule to round off the season.

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