Former 5-star enlist Quinn Ewers will join Texas football as move QB, have four years of qualification

Former five-star enlist Quinn Ewers will move to Texas, the previous Ohio State quarterback posted via social media Sunday night.

Ewers enjoyed one season with the Buckeyes however entered the transfer portal Dec. 3, and is presently shutting a circle on what was a novel journey to arrive at this point, even by recruiting standards.

He was ranked as a five-star quarterback, the No. 1 signal-caller in the 2022 class, and initially dedicated to Texas in secondary school. Before the Longhorns fired coach Tom Herman last January, Ewers eased off his responsibility and ultimately turned to Ohio State.

He then, at that point, renamed to the 2021 class to select a year ahead of schedule at Ohio State, and to capitalize on a few name, picture and similarity deals that were introduced to him as a high schooler. The territory of Texas restricts secondary school prospects from benefitting off their name, picture and likeness, so Ewers left secondary school and joined the Buckeyes in August.

Immediately subsequent to joining Ohio State, Ewers signed an NIL contract for $1.4 million up three years with GT Sports Marketing for autographs that was negotiated by Ewers’ representatives at Sportstars and Rubicon. He landed other NIL manages his enormous agreement, incorporating one agreement with a local car dealership.

Ewers is initially from Southlake, Texas, and played for Carroll High School, where he threw for 4,003 yards, 45 touchdowns and three interceptions in the 2019 season. His 2020 season was sliced short to just four games, however Ewers actually had 1,221 yards passing, 15 touchdown passes and two interceptions.

Notwithstanding selecting a year ahead of schedule at Ohio State, he didn’t throw a pass for the Buckeyes this season as redshirt freshman C.J. Stroud won the beginning job and completed as a Heisman Trophy finalist.

Ewers will get Texas together with four years of qualification remaining and will step into a circumstance where he will actually want to contend immediately for the beginning job, with the Longhorns in Year 2 of Steve Sarkisian’s residency.

Texas went 5-7 this season, completing seventh in the Big 12, and isn’t headed to a bowl game.