One, he’s not saying anything Ohio State fans aren’t saying. And, he’s not wrong.
Two, it’s tough to have a kid; and really let’s remember that college football players, for all the glamour, money, and prestige involved in big-time college athletics, mostly aren’t even old enough to drink; dealing with the media immediately following an emotional loss like that.
Three, still, it’s not exactly a good look when it comes to getting drafted next season. NFL coaches might be hard-pressed to play someone willing to publicly air their grievances with coaching. I mean you and I can do it on Twitter, but having a player do it is another thing.
Four, did anyone expect him to come back next year? Can we really be surprised that he’d leave, along with a bunch of other juniors now that there’s basically no hope of being two-time defending champs?
Ezekiel Elliott ‘Ether’s Ohio State playcalling after MSU loss, basically declares for the NFL Draft
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