Justin Fields pens note to Georgia fans on Twitter

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Justin Fields, now former quarterback for Georgia, confirms he is transferring to Ohio State.

The news had been expected, as Fields name had been in the NCAA Transfer Portal since December 18.

"I've made a decision to transfer to Ohio State University where I will continue to pursue my undergraduate degree and play football for the Buckeyes". Most expected him to take over for Jake Fromm when the time came.

Fields entered into the NCAA Transfer Portal late last month, clearing the first hurdle towards his exit from Georgia.

Fields played in 12 of 14 games in his freshman season and completed 27 of 39 passes for 328 yards, four touchdowns, and no interceptions.

This is great news for the Buckeyes.

Fields was waiting to decide to transfer to Ohio State because Dwayne Haskins didn't officially announce he was going to the NFL. If Fields is eligible, he would compete with Tate Martell for the starting job next season.

"I appreciate what coach Smart and the UGA football coaching staff have done to help me progress as a quarterback and for their patience and understanding while I thoughtfully considered my future as a student-athlete", Fields said on his Twitter account.

Oklahoma has hired Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Alex Grinch as defensive coordinator. As well as his relationship to the program, Day's reputation of developing quarterbacks for the next level is a strong selling point.

Haskins thanked his coaches, teammates, friends, family and fans for his experience at Ohio State. Fields will be on campus when the Buckeyes begin spring ball and look to beat out Martell and Baldwin. Multiple sources told The Athletic that things were looking good for Ohio State to land Fields, and given.

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