After exiting the Penn State game in the first quarter with an undisclosed injury, Miyan Williams delivered a message to Buckeye Nation from his Twitter account.
All good— Chop (@Miyannnn3) October 29, 2022
Williams' injury occurred with only seconds remaining in the opening frame. He stayed down on the Penn State sideline following a 5-yard carry, causing members of the Ohio State medical staff to run across the field to tend to him. Once he returned to his feet, the third-year running back went straight to the Buckeye medical tent before quickly being escorted off the field with trainers by his side.
The issue appeared to be with Williams' right hand, although he was also seen icing his knee after returning to the sideline in street clothes to start the second half.
@JennyTaft gives a second half update pic.twitter.com/fyXjFLEIn9— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 29, 2022
In Ryan Day's postgame press conference, the Ohio State head coach said he was unaware of Williams' health status after the contest.
"I don't know. I honestly don't know," Day said. "I'll look into it and try to find out."
Little did Day know that he would have to look no further than Williams' tweet, which was sent out to his followers a few minutes after the press conference, to learn that his running back is feeling alright after the injury scare.
Williams has had a history of ailments this season, including missing the Michigan State game in Week 6 due to an undisclosed injury. He returned after the bye week to play against Iowa this past weekend but only mustered 19 yards on 10 carries on a season-worst day for the Buckeye running game.
After a slow start for the run game once again on Saturday, Williams injected some life into the Buckeyes' rushing attack with a four-yard touchdown – his 10th of the season – on his first touch of the contest. The score gave Ohio State a 10-0 lead after the extra point.
But Williams was injured on his very next attempt. Ohio State's leading rusher on the season returned to the field with his helmet in hand in the second quarter but did not suit up in the third quarter. He did not play for the rest of the game.
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