Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day has been named as one of 53 nominees for this year's Broyles Award, which honors college football's top assistant coach.
The full list of nominees, courtesy of The Athletic's Matt Fortuna:
This year's 53 nominees for the Broyles Award, given to the nation's top assistant coach pic.twitter.com/VIxZFXrsRs
— Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) November 7, 2018
Day, who served as Ohio State's acting head coach for the first three games of the season while Urban Meyer served a suspension, is in his second season on the Buckeyes' coaching staff. He led the Buckeyes to a 3-0 start as acting head coach.
As offensive coordinator, Day has overseen an offense that currently ranks fifth in the Football Bowl Subdivision in yards per game (547.2) and 10th in the nation in points per game (42.2). As quarterbacks coach, Day has also coached Dwayne Haskins through his first season as a starter, in which Haskins has completed 69.7 percent of his passes (242 of 347) for 3,053 yards and 32 touchdowns, ranking him in the top seven nationally in all of those categories.