Mike Locksley Reveals Eligibility Status For Ohio State Transfer

first_img With preseason camp in full force across the country, Maryland head coach Mike Locksley announced that Jones is eligible to play this fall.Maryland doesn’t exactly have proven commodities at linebacker, which means Jones should see the field this season.Mike Locksley just announced that Ohio State transfer Keandre Jones has been cleared immediately eligible to play for Maryland football this fall.— Testudo Times (@testudotimes) August 2, 2019The Terrapins should be in somewhat of a rebuilding season under Locksley. He’s returning to the program after serving as the offensive coordinator for Alabama.Jones will get to play against his former teammates later in the season, when Ohio State hosts Maryland in November. Maryland coach Mike Locksley at Big Ten Media Days.CHICAGO, IL – JUL 18: Marylands Terapins head coach Michael Locksley is seen at Big Ten football media days on July 18, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)Back in January, Keandre Jones announced that he would transfer from Ohio State to Maryland. It took months of waiting to find out if he’ll be eligible for this season, but his head coach has finally revealed his playing status.Jones initially committed to Maryland coming out of high school. After taking a few visits elsewhere, the former four-star recruit decided to decommit and join Ohio State.In his three years with the Buckeyes, Jones saw most of his snaps come on special teams. The team had far too many linebackers on the depth chart, result in him to see limited time on defense.Fortunately for Jones, he’ll have a better opportunity to shine on defense for Maryland.last_img

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