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Ohio State’s Craig Young enters the transfer portal

With the college football regular season coming to a close, there will be tough decisions to be made by players and coaches across the country. Those who are not happy with their roles on the team may choose to make a change, which sometimes means looking for a new program. Ohio has already seen this with a quarterback Jack MillerWho announced his intention to move last Sunday, and Queen Ewerswho informed the team of his intentions on Friday and entered the gate on Saturday.

Another Buckeye is leaving the program as well. Salama / Zaheer for the third year Craig Young I entered the carriage gate, the Bucknuts learned.

Young was a three-star nominee and the 34th-ranked athlete in the country, according to 247Sports Composite, in the 2019 recruitment class that exited Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Commit to Scarlet and Gray University in June 2018 due to scholarship offers from other Big Ten schools such as Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Purdue, and Wisconsin.

Despite playing four games at full-back as a true rookie, and scoring five total saves, Young fell behind in his first year at Columbus. Young played only two games for Ohio State in the Covid abbreviated 2020 season and scored four full tackles.

This year, Young was expected by many as the Buckeyes’ starter in hybrid bullet mode after a productive spring he was twice crowned and a pass hit in the spring game. However, once the season started, Scarlet and Gray fans saw more Ronnie Hickman In position and more appearance with safety cap Marcus Williamson or Lathan Ransom in the field, limiting Young to 132 total shots.

Young played his most defensive shots of the year in Ohio State’s home game against Michigan State, where he made 24 defensive tackles and scored three total saves. This followed, however, only six times she played against Michigan competitors in the last game of the season. Young finished the year with a total of 15 tackles and interceptions against Maryland and returned for relegation.

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“It has been a great attitude all year long,” Head Coach Ryan Day He said after beating the Spartans. “Because of that, he plays late in the season for us. He’s a very important part of our defence. He’s worked really hard. His attitude is great, and here we are in some of our biggest games, and he’s right there.”

Despite what Dai said, Young chose to look elsewhere for a bigger role in defense and put his name in the transfer window.


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