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Ryan Day Has Saturday Morning Update On Chris Olave

Chris Olave goes up for a catch.

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 24: Dicaprio Bootle #7 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Chris Olave #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the second quarter at Ohio Stadium on October 24, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Later Saturday night, the biggest game of the day will take place from Happy Valley as the Penn State Nittany Lions host the Ohio State Buckeyes.

The Nittany Lions are coming off of a somewhat controversial upset loss to Indiana - which took some of the luster out of this weekend's matchup. The Buckeyes, meanwhile, took care of business against Nebraska.

Ohio State enters tonight's game as the heavy favorite. However, there was one major question mark within the team's receiving corps. Star wide receiver Chris Olave took a nasty hit in the game against Nebraska and left the game.

His status for Saturday's game was up in the air as of Friday. Ohio State head coach Ryan Day offered some optimism heading into tonight's game, though.

“He had a great week of practice and I know he is looking forward to the game,” said Day on ESPN's College GameDay this morning.

Olave was off to a dominant start against Nebraska before he was forced out of the game. He racked up six receptions for 104 yards before a questionable hit knocked him out of the contest.

The Buckeyes have one of the best wide receiver corps in the nation - even without Olave on the field. Garrett Wilson caught seven passes for 129 yards and a touchdown against the Huskers.

Ohio State seems to be a full strength for Saturday night's matchup.