OL Kirk Barron drops Ohio for Purdue

Interior offensive lineman Kirk Barron (Mishawaka, Ind./Marian) has decommitted from the Ohio Bobcats to play for the Purdue Boilermakers, according to media reports.

Barron, who originally selected Ohio in May, has additional scholarship offers from Ball State and Massachusetts. Indiana, Kansas, NC State, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, TCU, Tennessee and Wisconsin also recruited the 6-foot-2, 292-pound blocker.

He posted an electronically timed 5.50 40-yard dash, 5.47 20-yard shuttle and 20-inch vertical on the Nike Combine circuit.

Barron is Purdue's fourth commitment for 2014.