Players, coaches, staff and families are making sacrifices to play football this season. But some of the extreme measures being taken this fall to ensure there are no postponements or cancellations has been relatively unknown.

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day explained one major preventative measure that a handful of staffers are taking in an attempt to limit exposure to COVID-19. They’re really not going home.

Speaking with the media on Friday, Day told reporters that some of the Buckeye assistants are not sleeping at home right now. It’s one of the many sacrifices being made to ensure a safe season can continue.

“This has been a difficult time,” Day said. “I don’t know if anybody realizes the sacrifices everybody is making to play this season.”

Day was one of the most outspoken coaches in the B1G calling for the season to be played this year. His players were vocal about wanting to play, as well, with quarterback Justin Fields leading the charge.

All were willing to accept the changes and make the sacrifices necessary to play football this fall and pursue the goal of bringing a national championship back to Columbus. But that doesn’t mean this has been an easy time for the folks on the Ohio State staff.

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