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Former Star Ohio State Quarterback Has Passed Away

A closeup of an Ohio State football helmet on the field.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: An 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)

A former Ohio State football quarterback has passed away. He was 92.

Pandel Savic, the QB who led the Buckeyes to their first Rose Bowl victory in 1950, has passed away. The former OSU quarterback also helped lead the program to a Big Ten regular season championship.

The news of his passing was announced by Muirfield Village, the prominent golf club in Dublin, Ohio.

Savic was a founding member:

Savic was a native of Macedonia. He came to the United States when he was a little boy. "It was the Steel Valley, and the only way to get out of there was to make it in sports," Savic said of his immigration from Macedonia to Ohio. "So I played basketball, baseball, track -- anything I could get my hands on."

Our thoughts are with Savic's family and friends. May he rest in peace.