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BTN Analyst Reveals What He's Seen From Interim Coach Ryan Day

A closeup of an Ohio State football helmet with Buckeyes stickers.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 03: Ohio State Buckeyes helmets sit in the endzone prior to the Discover Orange Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at Sun Life Stadium on January 3, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Much of the attention for Ohio State's football program at the moment is, rightfully, regarding Urban Meyer and the school's investigation into how domestic violence accusations against now-fired assistant coach Zach Smith were handled.

The Buckeyes' football team is currently preparing for its 2018 season, though, and practices are going on.

Ohio State is, at the moment, led by interim coach Ryan Day. The offensive assistant is in his second year on the Buckeyes' staff. He's highly thought of by those in the coaching community and reportedly turned down head coaching jobs to stay on Meyer's staff.

How has Day fared as Ohio State's interim coach so far?

A Big Ten Network analyst is speaking very highly.

"It looked like he's been set for this his whole life," BTN analyst Stanley Jackson said today.

Here are his full comments:

Ohio State is a couple of weeks away from opening its season. The Buckeyes begin the year on Sept. 1 against Oregon State.

The investigation into Meyer is expected to be completed within two weeks. Day will continue to lead Ohio State's team until Meyer's fate is decided.