Ohio State’s 2019 season is only a day away.

At noon on Saturday, the Buckeyes are hosting Florida Atlantic in their season-opener. The game will be televised on FOX.

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On Friday morning, Ohio State issued a release regarding players that are unavailable or will be game-time decisions for the Week 1 matchup against the Owls:

Game-Time Decision

  • DE Tyler Friday
  • RB Demario McCall
  • DE Tyreke Smith


  • WR Kamryn Babb
  • TE Rashod Berry
  • DE Jonathon Cooper
  • DT Noah Donald
  • Safety Owen Fankhouser
  • TE Cormontae Hamilton
  • Safety Ronnie Hickman
  • LB Justin Hilliard
  • CB Lloyd McFarquhar
  • DT Jaden McKenzie
  • WR C.J. Saunders
  • DT Taron Vincent

There are certainly some notable names on this list that seems fairly long going into Week 1. Guys like Jonathon Cooper, C.J. Saunders and Rashod Berry can make an impact.

Maybe against Florida Atlantic, the Buckeyes not being at 100 percent won’t result in a shocking upset. Against some of the better teams in the Big Ten, however, if these injuries keep lingering, the room for error may be slighter than usual.