COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa's college football career is over.
The injured All-American intends to withdraw from school to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick.
No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on Tuesday.
Bosa was considered one of the top players in college football before he suffered a core muscle injury against TCU on Sept. 15. He had surgery five days later, with no timetable set for a return.
Coach Urban Meyer said he understands the decision, saying, "I wish him well as he moves on to get himself 100 percent healthy and ready for his next chapter."