Cornerback Marshon Lattimore leaving Ohio State for NFL

Northwestern running back Garrett Dickerson, left, tries to run around Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Marshon Lattimore announced Wednesday that he is leaving The Ohio State University for the NFL.

Lattimore, a cornerback, is currently a redshirt sophomore. He was sidelined by surgery his freshman season and became a mainstay for the Silver Bullets this season.

Lattimore joins Curtis Samuel, Noah Brown, Raekwon McMillan, Malik Hooker and Gareon Conley as Buckeyes to declare for the draft. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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