Ohio State: Will Terrelle Pryor, Others Renege on Promise and Go Pro?

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Ohio State: Will Terrelle Pryor, Others Renege on Promise and Go Pro?
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Ohio State will carry some controversy into tonight's Sugar Bowl matchup with Arkansas.

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor and four other Ohio State players will be suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season after violating NCAA rules for receiving benefits from items sold. The benefits valued between $1,000 to $2,500. The players must repay the money as part of their reinstatement.

The NCAA stated that the players were eligible for tonight's game because they didn't get "adequate rules education" when the violations happened in 2009.

There has been debate about whether or not the players should be suspended for tonight's game. Now questions exist about whether Pryor will change his mind and decide to turn pro. Pryor had said before that he planned to return for his senior season, and another player named, wide receiver DeVier Posey, said he plans to be back.

Will they stay, or will they go? Let's examine it. Here are five reasons they'll bolt for the NFL, and five reasons why they'll return:

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