COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Quarterback Craig Krenzel is healthy and will start for No. 7 Ohio State on Saturday against No. 14 Michigan State.
Krenzel was knocked woozy and helped off the field during last week's game at Penn State. But coach Jim Tressel said his quarterback was fine, and added that backup Scott McMullen will also play against the Spartans,
"Craig Krenzel will be our starting quarterback," Tressel said Tuesday. "But the thing I like about our situation is it's become even more obvious that Scott McMullen can contribute as well."
Krenzel, 21-2 as a starter, has been the Buckeyes' top quarterback the past two seasons. He sustained a "mild concussion" when hit hard by Penn State linebacker Deryck Toles just before halftime of Saturday's 21-20 victory.
McMullen, a fifth-year senior, started two games earlier this year when Krenzel was out with a hyperextended right elbow. In those two games, he completed 26 of 41 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.
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