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Tyvis Powell Joins Buckeyes Leaving Early For NFL

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Powell was a 2015 captain for the Buckeyes.

Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell is the latest member of the Buckeye football team to say he’s leaving school early for the NFL draft.

Powell joins Darron Lee, Ezekiel Elliott, Joey Bosa, and Cardale Jones as Buckeyes leaving school early for the pros.

Powell was a 2015 captain for the Buckeyes. The Cleveland-area native was named the defensive MVP of last year's national championship game win over Oregon.

Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and sons. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for the student newspaper The Lantern and co-founded the organization Students for Public Broadcasting.