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Justin Fields made some mistakes that quarterbacks make when they haven't played much. The Georgia transfer also showed flashes of how good he might be and why he was a five-star recruit.

Fields, who saw limited action as a freshman last season sitting behind Jake Fromm at UGA, threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score in his first game for Ohio State, leading the fifth-ranked Buckeyes over Florida Atlantic 45-21 on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.

Another former Georgia quarterback, Jacob Eason, started for Washington Saturday in a 47-14 home win over Eastern Washington. He passed for 349 yards and four touchdowns in his first game in nearly two years.

"It was fun to do and fun to be a part of and super exciting for me," said Eason, who completed 27 of 36 passes.

Fields made it look easy early in his debut, engineering touchdowns on Ohio State's first four drives, including his 51-yard scoring run on the Buckeyes' first possession.

The Ohio State offense sputtered in the second and third quarters. Fields stayed in the game for all but the last offensive series, finishing 18 for 25 for 234 yards. He ran for 91 yards.

"I think I did good overall," Fields said. "Of course there's always room to improve, but we just have to keep working as a unit and just keep getting better in all aspects of the game."