Ohio State is back on the field.

Friday, the Buckeyes returned to practice to begin preparations for the 2021 college football season. Ohio State is fresh off a 7-1 season in 2020, winning a fourth consecutive B1G title and punching its ticket to the College Football Playoff for a second straight year.

Head coach Ryan Day enters his third season with the program as the full-time head coach and may undergo his biggest project yet: starting a year without Justin Fields under center. While there are plenty of other question marks ahead for the upcoming season, the battle for quarterback will be the No. 1 topic of conversation all offseason.

Monday, after the Buckeyes started spring ball, Day met with the media to talk his initial reactions to the start of practice. He talked position changes, injuries, quarterback competition and plenty more during the presser.

Here’s what Day had to say on Monday: