Former Ohio State Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith arrested on OVI charge
Former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith, 31, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated early Sunday morning.
According to Cleveland.com, the former Buckeye was pulled over by Westerville Police at 2:38 a.m. after realizing he didn’t have a front license plate and he was weaving in his lane.
Smith reportedly blew a 0.143 blood-alcohol content level, which is above the legal limit of .08. The report also said that Smith had two rolled cigars with marijuana in the car. Police reported that Smith smelled of alcohol and marijuana.
The former OSU quarterback was charged with drunken driving, improper display of license plates and possession of marijuana. He was later released to his girlfriend.
Smith was the last B1G player to win the Heisman Trophy award. Smith most recently played for the Montreal Alouettes in the Canadian Football League in 2014 after a brief career in the NFL.