Marvin Harrison Jr. and Ohio State will be playing the villain role on Saturday.

Ohio State heads to South Bend to take on Notre Dame. It will be a tough place to win since the Buckeyes have not done so since 1996.

Harrison stated in a Wednesday interview that he loves playing on the road since he embraces having a villain mentality in those situations.


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“I like being on the road for some reason. I love Buckeye Nation and playing in front of Buckeye Nation, but I just prefer being on the road sometimes,” Harrison said, per Eleven Warriors. “The villain mentality you kind of have when you go on the road, I just really enjoy.”

Harrison and the Buckeyes won in Columbus last year, but now the game is at Notre Dame.

Harrison has 304 yards receiving with 3 touchdowns so far this season. His quarterback from last year, C.J. Stroud, is now with the Houston Texans. Kyle McCord is now the starting quarterback for Ohio State.

If Ryan Day is able to win on Saturday it would be huge for Ohio State. The Buckeyes come into the matchup as the sixth-ranked team in the country.

Kickoff will be live from South Bend at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.