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A Big Ten 4-Star Freshman Is Retiring

Four-star cornerback Jordan Miner signed with Penn State last winter and arrived on campus in June. Now, his football career is over.

Miner announced his retirement from the game on Twitter this afternoon. He is being forced to step away because of a heart condition.

"From the day I committed to Penn State I always imagined of making huge plays in Beaver Stadium but unfortunately I was diagnosed wit ha heart problem that will have to put a hold on my football career," Miner said.

https://twitter.com/_jordanminer/status/1029824303427141632

Miner is the second Penn State player to retire from football today. Earlier today, veteran defensive Ryan Buchholz announced he was giving up the game because of back injuries.

Thankfully, Miner is able to maintain his scholarship and remain a part of the program. Health is the most important thing, even if he can't play football.

Miner was the No. 31 corrnerback in the 2018 class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. He was one of 12 four-stars to sign with PSU this year.

Miner played his high school ball at Wiregrass Ranch in Tampa, Fla.