MIAMI-According to coach Nick Saban, Alabama receiver Jaylen Waddle played against Ohio State for the National Championship of the College Football Playoffs on Monday night. State), although his appearance is expected to be restricted.
Waddle has not been in the game since breaking his right ankle against Tennessee on October 24.
Meanwhile, Ohio State did not launch defensive tackles Tommy Togiai, defensive end Tyreke Smith and shooter Blake Haubeil.
In the Ohio State University vacancy report, a total of 13 players were listed, including two other defensive wingers. The backup kicker Dominic DiMaccio is also not available.
In a message posted to Instagram, Haubeil said that he was positive for COVID-1
“I have been making sacrifices in the past four months. I have never met my family and friends once…. Knowing that I have a lot to give and I have no chance to do so tonight. This is one of the most important things-I have ever Had a painful experience,” he wrote.
Without Togiai, Jerron Cage is expected to extend the game time. Backup Ty Hamilton is also not available. With Smith’s departure, Taylor Friday will be the next player to advance.
Buckeyes turned to freshman Jake Seibert to kick. Seibert made 13 extra points attempts and missed his only field goal attempt.