Ohio State has lost multiple members of their 2015 recruiting class before the first fall snap, as Jamel Dean was unable to medically qualify and left for Auburn, and offensive line commit Mirko Jurkovic Jr was held up due to an academic issue. According to a new report, Jurkovic has a new destination, and it isn't Columbus.
According to Pete Sampson at Irish Illustrated, Jurkovic will instead enroll at Georgia. He was expected to strongly consider Notre Dame as well, as his father played for the Irish. Sampson indicated that Notre Dame was interested, but wanted Jurkovic to attend Holy Cross first, and then transfer to Notre Dame.
UPDATE: Jurkovic himself confirms the report and says he will arrive at Georgia camp on August 2nd.
Jurkovic was a three-star prospect, with offers from Nebraska, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Missouri, Florida, and many MAC programs. Losing a player that the Ohio State coaching staff thought was good enough to be a Buckeye is never a good thing, but Ohio State also signed five other offensive linemen in the class of 2015, so this departure shouldn't hurt their depth too much.
Best of luck to Jurkovic in the rest of his college career.