C.J. Stroud didn’t mince any words when discussing who the best player at Ohio State is. Griffin Strom of Eleven Warriors posted his comments on social media.

Stroud was quick to praise teammate and star receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba in a recent interview. It looks like he will be missing throwing to 1 of his favorite targets from last season.

“He’s the best player on our team, if you ask me,” said Stroud.

Ohio State fans will see just valuable Smith-Njigba is, as it’s starting to look like the team will be without him for at least 1-2 weeks following a report from Chris Hummer of 247Sports.

The team will still have Julian Fleming, Marvin Harrison Jr., and Emeka Egbuka in the WR room for the time being. Egbuka actually led the team in receiving yards (90) against Notre Dame.

Stroud and company will be hoping that Smith-Njigba will be back in time for the conference opener against Wisconsin on Sept. 24.

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