A victory at Faculty Park was harder than anticipated, however Ohio State improved to 11-0 on Saturday.

After trailing at halftime, the Buckeyes fought again to beat the Terps 43-30 on the highway behind a 33-point second half. Afterwards, head coach Ryan Day sat down with members of the media to evaluation the best moments of the victory, replace the well being standing of a number of key gamers, and preview subsequent week’s all-important rivalry with Michigan.

The following day, rookie working again Dallan Hayden — who completed with 146 dashing yards and three scores — stepped as much as reply questions.

We have taken notes of every thing Day and Hayden mentioned of their post-game press convention beneath.

Ryan’s day

  • On Dallan Hayden: “We could not get the sport going effectively within the first half. We made the change to Dallan and he actually obtained us via the paces.” Day says “he virtually broke a pair”. Day says “that is necessary” for Hayden as a freshman.

  • Day says “the primary purpose is to win and transfer ahead”. Day says we have “gained so much” just a few occasions this season, however crucial factor is getting the win.

  • “We actually pushed ourselves within the third quarter, we did a superb job there.”

  • On cross protection, Day says “there are some performs that we’ll have a look at and attempt to kind out what is going on on there.” However Day credited Taulia Tagovailoa for a outstanding effort at quarterback.

  • Day says “it is onerous to say” whether or not or not the main focus was there this week due to the upcoming Michigan sport. Day says the primary phrases he mentioned to his group after the sport have been in regards to the “upstate group.”

  • Day says it “hasn’t been simple” residing with dropping to Michigan final 12 months.

  • Day says the additional level when Ohio State went to 2 factors was “a mistake we will not let occur.”

  • Day is aware of Michigan was “in a battle at this time” however says “it is profitable video games within the Huge Ten in November.”

  • Of TreVeyon Henderson, Day says “we held Tre” out of the sport resulting from an damage in the direction of the tip.

  • On Lathan Ransom’s punt block: “I imply manufacturing. … This man is producing. … That is wonderful.”

  • Day says Matt Jones “obtained rolled” late within the sport, however did not get another updates on the beginning guard instantly after the sport.

  • Day says Henderson had “an ideal week of follow” and did not really feel an excessive amount of ache till Saturday’s sport.

  • Day says the Buckeyes are “extra skilled” and are on a 12-game profitable streak since final 12 months’s sport in opposition to Michigan. “Now all of the chips go in.”

  • Day says Michigan will “attempt to run straight for us” subsequent week.

  • Day says “the hope” is that Miyan Williams will return to the fold subsequent week.

Dallan Hayden

  • Hayden says the teaching workers was telling him to relax at one level within the sport as a result of it is easy for a rookie to get overwhelmed in that sort of atmosphere.

  • Hayden says “I used to be by no means a lot into dancing” and says he was at all times good at staying upright on his runs.

  • Hayden tries to take care of a “next-play mentality”, however says “I can at all times get higher” and “stronger” sooner or later.

  • Hayden says enjoying a lot in a sport like this proves how a lot the teaching workers belief him.

  • “Coming in, I actually did not know what to anticipate.” Hayden says he picked up the guide rapidly over the summer season and it helped him so much.

  • “I really feel like I’ve the very best working again coach within the nation.”

  • Upon getting 27 shipments, Hayden says, “I had a whole lot of highschool shipments. … I had a highschool workload.” However Hayden says it is “very completely different from highschool.”

Different Buckeyes who met with reporters after the sport included CJ Stroud, Zach Harrison and Lathan Ransom.