Ohio State’s Devin Brown Confronts Critics: ‘Cowards’ Who Doubt I’ll Transfer


Brown faces stiff competition for the job of starting quarterback

Will Howard, the Kansas State transfer quarterback who joined the Ohio State program in the fall of 2016, may make Brown wait an additional year to become the starter.

Brown has made it clear that he will remain at Ohio State, and he’s willing to compete with other quarterbacks for the job of starting quarterback.

Ohio State Buckeyes QB Devin Brown (#33) passes during the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic 88th between the Missouri Tigers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, on December 29, 2023.

“Honestly, I believe people are cowards. He told reporters that people think I’m going to leave and that I am a quitter. But that has never been the case. “These people are living, you know, in their momma’s basement, saying something about me and they don’t know what it is —.

They don’t even know what I am. “They don’t even know who I was, but that’s me.”

Brown will be playing his second season. Last year, a finger injury ended his chances of winning the starting position. He was forced to sit behind Kyle McCord. The position became available after McCord moved to Syracuse at the end of the 2023 season.

Devin Brown (#33) of the Ohio State Buckeyes enters Ohio Stadium before a game in Columbus, Ohio, between the Ohio State Buckeyes vs. the Michigan State Spartans, on November 11, 2023.

Brown was replaced by Lincoln Kienholz in the first half of the Cotton Bowl game against Missouri. In the first half, he suffered an ankle injury and was replaced by Lincoln Kienholz.

In six appearances, he finished the season with 217 yards of passing and one touchdown.

Devin Brown (#33) of the Ohio State Buckeyes prepares to snap a ball during the game against Purdue Boilermakers on October 14, 2023, at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana.