Ohio State gets RB Williams back vs
8:40 AM ET Pete ThamelESPN Ohio State tailback Miyan Williams will return for the No. 2 Buckeyes on Saturday against No. 3 Michigan.Williams’return supplies an essential spark to the Ohio State run game, as he is the Buckeyes ‘prominent rush(783 yards).
His 6.7 backyards per carry is best amongst the team’s tailbacks and ranks No. 5 in the country.The 5-foot-9, 225-pound tailback, who has become one of the nation’s most rugged runners this season, is anticipated to be depended on for a heavier load against Michigan, as sophomore TreVeyon Henderson will not play since of a lingering foot concern. Ohio State will likewise once again be without star pass receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba, who has actually been out considering that Oct. 22 with a hamstring problem that has actually limited him to 3 games this year.2 Associated Williams missed recently’s game at Maryland with a lower body injury after being carted off the field versus Indiana on Nov. 12. Sources told ESPN that he has looked sharp in practice this week,
building up to taking complete associates and running strong by the end of the week.This will mark the fourth game that Henderson has actually missed this season with his foot injury, and he appeared obstructed by it in an 11-carry performance for 19 backyards versus Maryland. He viewed the second half from the sideline with his left foot in a strolling boot.In Henderson’s lack
recently, freshman tailback Dallan Hayden authored his second straight 100-yard game. After running for 102 backyards and one goal on 19 carries versus Indiana, Hayden carried the load for Ohio State in the Maryland win with 146 backyards and three goals on 27 carries.Ohio State starting best
guard Matt Jones is also a game-time decision. Jones suffered an injury late in recently’s win over Maryland and was on crutches after the game.