COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett has been suspended for one game after being cited with a misdemeanor offense of operating a vehicle under the influence.
A statement from the school says Barrett was stopped at a Columbus police check point early Saturday morning.
Barrett took over as the fulltime starter for the top-ranked Buckeyes last Saturday, throwing for 223 yards and three touchdowns in a 49-7 win over Rutgers. Barrett was the starter much of last season but got hurt late in the year, giving way to Cardale Jones.
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Jones ultimately led the Buckeyes to the national championship then began this season as the starter.
Ohio State has a bye this week before hosting Minnesota on Saturday.