Joe Burrow's decision is a win-win for everyone

Joe Burrow's decision is a win-win for everyone

Burrow has not yet been granted his release from Ohio State, so no visits have been planned.

Quarterback Joe Burrow is leaving Ohio State as a graduate transfer and will play his final two college seasons elsewhere, he announced Tuesday.

"After weeks of struggling with this decision, I have chose to leave Ohio State and explore other options", Burrow tweeted out on Tuesday. "My teammates and coaches all know the love I feel for them". Ohio State has all kinds of skill-position toys for Haskins to play around with assuming he does win the starting job this summer. May. He will have two years of eligibility left at whichever school he chooses. Burrow was in a competition with Dwayne Haskins and Tate Martell this spring and ended the spring scrimmage with 238 pass yards and two touchdowns.

Haskins wished luck to Burrow, writing, "Appreciate you for making me better, see you at the top".

Burrow's decision removes most of the drama from an anticipated quarterback derby in fall training camp. Florida may have even more uncertainty behind center than LSU at the moment, and new Gators coach Dan Mullen is a protégé of current Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.

By leaving Ohio State, Burrow can not play for a division one aka FBS school this fall.

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Burrow grew up in Athens in southeastern Ohio, where his father, Jimmy, is the longtime defensive coordinator for coach Frank Solich at Ohio University.

Upon arriving at Ohio State, Burrow spent all three years behind Barrett. If Tuesday's announcement is any indication, Haskins will likely enter the fall almost unchallenged to take over for J.T. Barrett under center in 2018.

During spring practice, Burrow said he was conflicted about what he would do after graduation.

For Joe Burrow, that could mean that his options become wide open with him graduating this spring and becoming eligible to play right away at another school should he transfer.

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