TODAY'S PAPER
60° Good Afternoon
60° Good Afternoon
SportsCollege

Suspended OSU players not cleared

Ohio State will be shorthanded again for its game against Toledo as three players suspended from the Buckeyes opener will miss a second game.

Running back Jordan Hall, cornerback Travis Howard and backup safety Corey Brown were ruled ineligible for a second game, the NCAA announced Friday.

The three athletes, who missed Ohio State’s opener against Akron last week, were suspended for taking $200 at a Cleveland charity event earlier this year.

The NCAA released a statement on Friday: Contrary to recent media reports, Ohio State football student-athletes Corey Brown, Jordan Hall and Travis Howard are not cleared to compete in the game on Saturday with University of Toledo. The nature and scope of their violations merit a minimum two-game suspension. In addition, the facts submitted by the university have raised further questions that need to be answered before the reinstatement process is complete.
 

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

New York Sports