Ohio State reacted quickly to arrests made over the weekend–
“The attorney for Ohio State football players Jake Stoneburner and Jack Mewhort told The Dispatch last night that coach Urban Meyer has suspended his clients pending the outcome of their legal problems.
Stoneburner and Mewhort were charged by Shawnee Hills police with obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor.
The two, along with Austin Barnard, who is not a football player, allegedly were caught urinating between buildings near the Bogey Inn about 1:30 a.m. Saturday while walking back to Stoneburner’s family home at Muirfield Village, site of the Memorial Tournament.
All three allegedly ran when first confronted by a police officer shining a flashlight in their direction, but Stoneburner and Mewhort reportedly stopped soon afterward.”
Buckeye fans and critics alike will be watching to see how Urban Meyer handles the situation. Both players will likely be reinstated without much punishment from the team itself once the legal case is handled. Let’s face it, in the long list of reasons to get arrested- this is fairly tame. Dumb, but tame.
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