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Cardale Jones announces he’s returning to Ohio State and people are incredulous, proud

Ohio State’s Cardale Jones reacts to a question during a news conference after the NCAA college football playoff championship game Tuesday.
Ohio State’s Cardale Jones reacts to a question during a news conference after the NCAA college football playoff championship game Tuesday. The Associated Press

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones had a remarkable three-game stretch that helped the Buckeyes win a national championship.

On Thursday, Jones held a news conference to announce his future and he said he’d be coming back to Ohio State, because the education was so important.

“It’s everybody’s dream and goal when they play football or any collegiate sport to make it to the next level,” Jones said, according to The Associated Press. “At my point in my career, I feel like it’s best for me to go back to school. One of the most important things for me to do is graduate.”

This came as news to people who followed him on Twitter.

Of course, there were also a lot of people who were happy for Jones:

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