Fields says he’ll play Monday

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields expects to play in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday against Alabama.

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January 8, 2021 - 11:56 AM

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields expects to play in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday against Alabama.

“I’ll be good by Monday night,” he said in a Zoom call Thursday afternoon.

Fields was injured in the second quarter of Ohio State’s 49-28 victory over Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Sugar Bowl. The quarterback took off on a scramble and as he tried to spin to absorb the contact from Clemson’s James Skalski, the linebacker lowered his helmet and speared Fields in the back.

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