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Terrelle Pryor Is An Ohio State Buckeye No More, Report Says

Terrelle Pryor is no longer a member of the Ohio State Buckeye's football program according to his lawyer, Larry James, as Doug Lesmeris of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on Twitter Tuesday afternoon.

Pryor had been under intense scrutiny ever since former head coach Jim Tressel resigned last week, apparently leading to the quarterback deciding to end his Ohio State playing career. Looking at the signs, it's not all that surprising of a move.

"In the best interest of my team, I have decided to forego my senior year of football at the Ohio State University," James said, reading a statement on behalf of his client, according to Lesmeris.

"We've talked about the emotional roller coaster that he is going through and even if he was cleared 100 percent it was going to be difficult," James told Lesmeris. "He'll take the next couple days to collect this thoughts. Right now, when you reach closure, it's very emotional."

There's a chance that Pryor could apply to be a supplemental pick in the NFL Draft or he could remain as an Ohio State student.

Pryor finishes his football career in Columbus after passing for 6,177 yards, rushing for another 2,164 and scoring a total of 76 touchdowns during his three-year career.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.