Frank Epitropoulos Quits Football to Focus on Medical School

By D.J. Byrnes on August 12, 2014 at 5:35 pm
Epitropoulos in action vs. Purdue, 2013

Frank Epitropoulos, a 2012 three-star recruit from Upper Arlington and redshirt sophomore wide receiver, has quit the football team to focus on medical school aspirations.

Here's Frank in a statement released by Ohio State moments ago:

“I love being an Ohio State Buckeye, but I am also competing to get into medical school, and that is very important to me and to my family. I am already in my third year at Ohio State and the process to begin applying to medical schools is not far off. After consulting with my family, I have therefore decided to end my athletic career so I can focus solely on academics.

“I want to thank my teammates and coaching staff for all of their help and support, and I wish them the best this season and into the future.”

Epitropoulos finishes his career with one catch for six yards, gained against Purdue in November of 2013.

Happy trails, Frank. Doctors can certainly make money a lot longer than football players can.

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