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Ohio State Freshman DT Tommy Togiai Has Lost His Black Stripe

A closeup of Urban Meyer wearing an Ohio State windbreaker.

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes watches warm ups before the start of their game against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State freshman defensive tackle Tommy Togiai has lost his black stripe only a couple of months into being on campus.

Togiai, a four-star prospect out of Idaho, is the first early enrollee to lose his black stripe this year. For those who are unfamiliar, Ohio State newcomers get the black stripe on their helmets removed as a way of signifying they have "officially" become a member of the team.

Togiai is the first true freshman to lose his black stripe during spring practice since 2016, according to Eleven Warriors' Dan Hope.

Here is the video of Togiai getting his stripe removed.

No wonder Urban Meyer was so happy when Togiai committed. It is pretty clear he can pay.

Ohio State will hold its annual spring game this weekend. The Buckeyes will open the 2018 season at home against Oregon State on Sept. 1.