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Ohio State's Interim Coach Updates The Plan For QB Tate Martell

A closeup of an Ohio State football helmet on the field.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: An Ohio State Buckeye helmet is seen on the sidelines prior to the start of the game during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ohio State interim coach Ryan Day filled in for Urban Meyer on his weekly call-in show on 97.1 The Fan in Columbus this afternoon.

Day, who will be leading the Buckeyes' program in Meyer's absence, was asked about the plan for freshman quarterback Tate Martell.

Martell, a former top recruit, is the backup to Dwayne Haskins, but he's expected to see the field at times this fall.

Day said that at this time, there are no special packages developed for Martell, but he should get some playing time on Saturday.

"He’s had a nice preseason," Day said. "He brings a different skill set to the table. Really dynamic with his feet, but he’s also improved throwing the ball. So we’re not going to put him in right now for packages or things like that. We’re just going to let him go play the offense and let him go."

Oregon State isn't expected to pose too much of a threat to Ohio State on Saturday, so Martell should get a decent amount of playing time in the second half.

Ohio State and Oregon State are set to kick off at noon.