Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields has been named the best player in the conference at his position.
Fields jumped into the Buckeyes program after leaving Georgia, and is now in complete control of the program at OSU. He’s also already been named the best passer in the conference by 247Sports.
They wrote the following when explaining the decision:
Fields’ place in any preseason quarterback ranking is based on upside and will be subject to criticism from the non-believers, but the Georgia transfer is supremely talented and should excel in an offense that caters to his strengths under Ryan Day.
Fields keeps defenses honest with his running ability, but is still a pass-first quarterback. Don’t be surprised if Fields warrants a ton of Heisman attention if the Buckeyes stay inside the Top 10 throughout the season.
It’s hard to disagree with putting Fields at the top. The only other quarterback in the conference who could be...