Ryan Day began his tenure as Ohio State’s head coach with lots of new faces on the indoor field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Day, who took over after Urban Meyer retired in January, began his inaugural season running the show on Wednesday when he convened the first of 15 spring practices he hopes will give him a better idea of what he’s got to work with.

The workouts will culminate in the annual spring game, which is April 13.

Ohio State NCAA college football quarterback Justin Fields drops back to pass during practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State NCAA college football quarterback Justin Fields drops back to pass during practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Justin Fields, a much-heralded transfer from Georgia, is the likely replacement for Dwayne Haskins Jr. Haskins is expected to be a first-round NFL draft pick after breaking records last season.

Among the question marks this spring is the offensive line, which returns just one player with any starting experience.

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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day talks to his team in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day talks to his team in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, left, takes a snap in front of teammates quarterback Daniel Vanatsky, center, and quarterback Matthew Baldwin during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, left, takes a snap in front of teammates quarterback Daniel Vanatsky, center, and quarterback Matthew Baldwin during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins runs through a drill during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins runs through a drill during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields runs through a drill during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields runs through a drill during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State wide receiver Austin Mack, left, and tight end Luke Farrell run through a drill during spring NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State wide receiver Austin Mack, left, and tight end Luke Farrell run through a drill during spring NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day watches practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day watches practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day watches practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Ryan Day watches practice in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

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