Former Ohio State 4-Star Malik Barrow Announces Transfer

first_imgTwo Ohio State football helmetsNEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: Ezekiel Elliott #15 of the Ohio State Buckeye helmet is seen on the sidelines prior to the start of the game during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)A former Ohio State four-star recruit announced his plans to medically retire from football during the 2018 season. However, just a few months later, he decided to make a comeback, but transfer from the Buckeyes.Former four-star recruit Malik Barrow took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to announce he’s transferring from Ohio State.“Transferring fall 2019 with 2-3 years of eligibility remaining. Will be eligible immediately,” Barrow wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning.Here’s his announcement.Transferring fall 2019 with 2-3 years of eligibility remaining. Will be eligible immediately🎒#RTG— Malik Barrow (@MalikB_55) March 26, 2019After redshirting in 2016, Barrow appeared in a pair of games during the 2017 season before a torn ACL ended his campaign.Barrow, who was plagued by injuries during his time in Columbus, announced his retirement in October 2018.“Due to unfortunate circumstances throughout my football career, I found it was in my best interest to medically retire,” Barrow wrote at the time.However, after using the 2018 season to fully recover from the torn ACL, it looks like Barrow is giving it one last go.The former four-star recruit revealed he will be immediately eligible to play for his new program.Barrow was the No. 32 defensive tackle in the 2016 recruiting class and the No. 299 recruit overall, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.Stay tuned for an announcement from Barrow revealing his new team.last_img

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