Ex-Ohio State Quarterback Troy Smith Arrested on DUI Charge

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WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State quarterback and Heisman winner Troy Smith has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence and marijuana possession.

Police say Smith was pulled over around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

The 31-year-old Smith was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, possession of marijuana and improper display of a license plate. He was released pending a Wednesday hearing.

In dashcam video, Smith remarks when asked to walk a straight line: “This is the home of the Buckeyes and this is what y’all do.”

Smith played for Ohio State under coach Jim Tressel from 2003 to 2006. He won the Heisman trophy for most outstanding player in college football in 2006.

He spent four years in the NFL playing for the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers.

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