Joey O'Connor, freshman Ohio State o-lineman, leaves the program

Joey O'Connor is no longer with the Ohio State football program.

After an injury shortened freshman season, offensive lineman Joey O'Connor is departing the Ohio State football program.

Those worrying about scholarship math just got a little bit of breathing room. The Ohio State University football program announced in a release Wednesday afternoon that freshman offensive lineman Joey O'Connor was no longer with the team. O'Connor was thought to be a flight risk for the better part of the last several months after it came out how he had trouble adjusting to life on a team ripe with big city players, where as O'Connor, a Windsor, Colorado prospect, considered himself more of a small town guy.

From the release per the university:

O'Connor, who red-shirted the 2012 season, has requested a transfer to be closer to home.

O'Connor was originally a Penn State commit, decommitted in November of 2011 before choosing the Buckeyes January 17th of 2012. His target transfer destination isn't known at this time.

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