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Local Recruit Leaving Ohio State

By: Mike Vukovcan
(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- The recent mess at Ohio State involving former head coach Jim Tressel has caused a local recruit to change his mind.

Woodland Hills High School linebacker Ejuan Price has request a release from his letter of intent with the school.

Price had signed a letter of intent with Ohio State back in February.

Head coach George Novak tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Ohio State is supposed to let Price know tomorrow whether it will release him from his commitment.

Price was ranked as a four-star prospect and the No. 12 inside linebacker in the Class of 2011 by ESPN.com. He also considered Iowa among many others before signing with Ohio State.