Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was suspended Saturday after he was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a misdemeanor charge.
One week after earning the starting job back from Cardale Jones, Barrett gives up the No. 1 role due to the off-field transgression during No. 1 Ohio State’s bye week.
Barrett, 20, was arrested near the campus in Columbus, Ohio, at a police DUI checkpoint.
Ohio State released a statement announcing that Barrett was cited with a misdemeanor offense of OVI and will serve the suspension Nov. 7 against Minnesota.
Jones started the first seven games of the season. Barrett regained the job and led the Buckeyes to a 49-7 win at Rutgers on Oct. 24.
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