Some good news for Ohio State: DL Tyquan Lewis made clear that he’s returning for another season.
Following news from ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg last week, Lewis himself made clear that he’s coming back to the Buckeyes.
“I am so proud of being a part of four Ohio State teams, including winning a national championship in 2014,” Lewis wrote in a message he posted on Twitter. “But, I am still hungry for more. And that’s why I have made my decision to return to The Ohio State University next season to help the Buckeyes reach our goal of playing for championships and once again being the best team in the country. I can’t wait to get started. Go Bucks!”
Ohio State DL Tyquan Lewis:
Thank you & Go Bucks ?? pic.twitter.com/5Rw466O1z2
— Tyquan Lewis (@PrimeTime_Lewis) January 9, 2017
Lewis’ announcement is some positive news after reports that H-back Curtis Samuel is going to declare for the NFL draft. But Lewis isn’t the only Ohio State star to announce he would be back for 2017. DL Sam Hubbard, OL Billy Price, LB Chris Worley, DL Jalyn Holmes and QB J.T. Barrett will all be back in Columbus.
Lewis had 10.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks this season to earn Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year honors. He helped the Buckeyes 11-2 this past season as they reached the College Football Playoff.
The Buckeyes are scheduled to begin the 2017 season at Indiana on Thursday, Aug. 31. That game was originally set for Saturday, Sept. 2, but Buckeyes announced the date change last month.
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