Michigan's Tom Strobel transferring to Ohio

Angelique S. Chengelis
The Detroit News
Tom Strobel

Michigan's Tom Strobel, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound end from Mentor, Ohio, is transferring to Ohio University, he announced on social media.

Strobel was a defensive lineman also used as a tight end. He has one year of eligibility remaining.

Michigan's signing class should expand to 29 after Dytarious Johnson of Prattville, Alabama, signs and Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will need room on the 85-scholarship roster.

Already there has been attrition. It was reported last month running back Derrick Green will transfer. Ross Taylor-Douglas and Terry Richardson have announced they will be graduate transfers.

"Playing as a Wolverine has helped shape me into the man I am today and I can't thank coach Hoke and coach Harbaugh enough for giving me the opportunity to play at such a prestigious university," Strobel wrote on Twitter. "Above all, I am most thankful for my teammates that have ultimately become my brothers along the way. We've created a bond that cannot be broken, and a brotherhood that cannot be beat. ... I look forward to the success you will have on the field next year, but I also look forward to the new chapter in my life playing as an Ohio Bobcat."

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