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Former Ohio State Defensive Lineman Announces Transfer Destination

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LINCOLN, NE - OCTOBER 14: Footballs for the Ohio State Buckeyes before the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on October 14, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

After spending the last three seasons at Ohio State, defensive lineman CorMontae Hamilton announced his intention to transfer. Today he announced his destination.

Taking to Twitter, Hamilton announced that he is attending the University of Memphis. He says he has three years of eligibility remaining.

“First off I would like to give thanks to God for the opportunities and allowing me to play at The Ohio State University for three years. To the coaching staff I would like to thank you all for the opportunity to be a Buckeye,” Hamilton wrote. “I would like to announce that I will be attending University of Memphis with 3 years of eligibility left.”

Hamilton is a Tennessee native was born and raised in Memphis before going to Ohio State. He was the No. 18 prospect in the Volunteer State before committing to the Buckeyes in 2018, per 247Sports.

But in two seasons with the Ohio State Buckeyes, CorMontae Hamilton struggled to get onto the field. He appeared in a handful of games and recorded seven tackles, three tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks.

Perhaps Hamilton will find more playing time with Ryan Silverfield in the AAC than he did with Ryan Day in the Big Ten.

Do you think CorMontae Hamilton made the right decision with this transfer move? Will he have a breakout season with the Memphis Tigers this coming year?