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Former Top QB Recruit Reveals His College Football Career Is Over

View of the Beaver stadium.

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 21: A general view of the stadium prior to the game between the Michigan Wolverines and Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium on November 21, 2015 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)

A former top quarterback recruit from the 2016 recruiting class announced his college football career is over. On Tuesday night, Penn State quarterback Jake Zembiec announced the tough news.

Zembiec revealed he accepted a medical scholarship due to an ongoing injury. As a result, he'll have to forego his final two seasons with the Nittany Lions.

It's a tough decision for the once-promising quarterback recruit. A three-star recruit out of high school, Zembiec was a top-20 quarterback in the 2016 class.

"I am extremely saddened to announce that I have accepted a medial scholarship due to an ongoing injury. I will not be suiting up for my last two seasons as a Penn State football player," Zembiec said.

Here's the full announcement.

Zembiec redshirted during the 2016 season, and didn't see action during the 2017 season as he sat behind starter Trace McSorley and backup Tommy Stevens.

It's a tough break for the 2015 New York State Gatorade Player of the Year.