Ohio State player appears to quit team in the middle of a game
Ohio State LB K’Vaughan Pope has reportedly been unhappy about his lack of playing time recently, but a heated exchange on Saturday night in the middle of the game against Akron may have been the last straw.
Pope has 3 tackles this season, and the veteran contributor came has played in 31 career games and been a key contributor on special teams.
Ohio State led Akron 35-7 near halftime, but according to multiple reporters, Pope went to the locker room, and one reporter even said the linebacker, “just threw his gloves into the crowd after what looked like a heated exchange with Al Washington” an Ohio State assistant.
K’Vaughan Pope now going back to the locker room. He’s been unhappy with his lack of playing time, and it seems things just reached a boiling point. https://t.co/djFYTxvWiu
— Dan Hope (@Dan_Hope) September 26, 2021
I think K’Vaughan Pope just quit the team in the middle of the game.
— Austin Ward (@AWardSports) September 26, 2021