Brian Bobek, once considered the likely successor to Michael Brewster at center for Ohio State, will transfer, a team spokesman confirmed.

Brian Bobek, once considered the likely successor to Michael Brewster at center for Ohio State, will transfer, a team spokesman confirmed.

Bobek, a sophomore from suburban Chicago, was beaten out by junior Corey Linsley and freshman Jacoby Boren in the spring. Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer consistently praised Linsley for his newfound dedication and Boren for his rapid development.