Ohio State players (left to right) Dre’Mont Jones, Kendall Sheffield, J.K. Dobbins, Dwayne Haskins and Demetrius Knox sing “Carmen Ohio” after a loss to Oklahoma on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Ohio State cornerback appears headed to NFL Draft

NFL will announce list of players leaving early on Friday

An Instagram post by EXOS Sports on Monday listed Sheffield among the participants in a NFL Combine training program. Ohio State fifth-year senior wide receiver Johnnie Dixon is also on the list of 10 players.

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Sheffield, who started his career at Blinn College, was a redshirt junior last fall in his second season with the Buckeyes. He had two interceptions and 35 tackles in 14 games.

Players had until Monday to declare their intentions to enter the draft, and the NFL will release a list of those players on Friday.

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The Buckeyes leaving early are: defensive linemen Nick Bosa and Dre’Mont Jones, running back Mike Weber, quarterback Dwayne Haskins and offensive lineman Michael Jordan.

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