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Ohio State 4-Star RB Brian Snead Announces Transfer

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: Ezekiel Elliott #15 of the Ohio State Buckeye helmet is seen on the sidelines prior to the start of the game during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

One of the best running backs from the 2018 recruiting class is back on the market, according to his Twitter account. Former four-star running back Brian Snead took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to announce his plans to transfer from the Ohio State football program.

According to the school, the two sides agreed to part ways after Snead was suspended for most of the 2018 season - though the reason for his suspension is unclear.

After seeing the field in Ohio State's first two games, Snead didn't make the trip for the TCU game. Head coach at the time, Ryan Day, offered no context for Snead's absence.

According to a report from 247Sports' Ohio State site Bucknuts, Snead's absence had something to do with an investigation by the school - not the football program.

Snead announced the news via Twitter.

Snead, a Florida native, was ranked the No. 3 RB in the country coming out of high school this past year.

The running back totaled 37 rushing yards on 11 carries - including a touchdown in the season-opener against Oregon State.

Ohio State's running back room took a significant hit with the news and the departure of Mike Weber. J.K. Dobbins should get the lion's share of carries for the Buckeyes next season.