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Dominic Clarke was a top recruit for the Ohio State Buckeyes under head coach, Jim Tressel in 2009. A Fredrick Maryland native, Clarke committed to play cornerback for the Buckeyes. However, once Tressel resigned due to scandals in May 2011, Clarke was on a very thin ice with the new Buckeye coach, Urban Meyer.
In January, Dominic Clarke was kicked off the team for his two run ins with the law. The first offense was a disorderly conduct charge, after allegedly discharging a BB gun on campus. Then on January 7th, Clarke was charged with drunken driving.
Urban Meyer, the new Ohio State head football coach, responded by releasing Clarke and a fellow teammate of their scholarship.
Meyer was later quoted saying, ”What we’ll never do is say we’re going to make an example out of a kid. That’s not going to happen.” “However, (Clarke) broke a team rule. I’m still getting the information. I’m very, very disappointed because some things were covered in the team meeting. They’ll be dealt with very swiftly and sternly at the appropriate time.”
Dominic Clarke’s tweet is most likely a response to OSU’s Jake Stoneburner recent arrest for public urination and initially running away from the police. Stoneburner is ranked as the #3rd best tight end in the 2013 NFL Draft. It’s likely Meyer sticks to his words of not making an example out of Stoneburner and only slaps him on the wrist. No doubt Clarke is waiting for the next offense to see if he Stoneburner gets the same treatment he did.
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Two expected starters for Urban Meyer's first Ohio State team have been suspended from the team.
Ohio State issued a statement Monday saying that Meyer had suspended senior tight end Jake Stoneburner and junior offensive tackle Jack Mewhort after they were arrested by police on a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. The school said it had no further comment....
Ohio State's starting tight end is facing a little trouble with the law.
According to multiple reports, Jake Stoneburner was arrested on Saturday and charged with obstructing official business. He was arrested by the Shawnee Hills police in Ohio.
As of press time, there were no further details on the arrest.
Stoneburner led all Ohio State receivers with seven touchdowns catches...
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...
Two Ohio State football players have been arrested by police on a charge of obstructing official business.
Senior tight end Jake Stoneburner and offensive lineman Jack Mewhort were arrested at about 2:30 a.m. by the Shawnee Hills police. No details were immediately available on the misdemeanor counts against the two.
WBNS-TV in Columbus reports that a third man, Austin Barnard...
Two Ohio State football players' summer has already gotten off on the wrong foot. Buckeye tight end Jake Stoneburner and offensive lineman Jack Mewhort have been arrested (along with another unnamed male) on charges of "obstructing official business." This after the police caught them early Saturday morning doing their uh, "business...
Ohio State’s football stadium is one of the best in the country. Holding over 105,000 fans every Saturday the Buckeyes are playing. Now the stadium will have a new scoreboard that is guaranteed to be pretty sweet.
Here’s a look for the rest of the country of what is taking place.
A quick look at #OhioState‘s scoreboard renovation at Ohio Stadium. bit.ly/KKigqM
(UPDATE: Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer confirmed today (Monday, June 4) that Jake Stoneburner and Jack Mewhort have been suspended from all football team activities. And then issued no further comment at this time.)
Two very important Ohio State Buckeyes were arrested late Friday night (Saturday morning). The team’s best offensive lineman/projected starting left tackle and...
Two very important Ohio State Buckeyes were arrested late Friday night (Saturday morning). The team’s best offensive lineman/projected starting left tackle and the starting tight end/guy who will be probably be QB Braxton Miller‘s top receiving target this fall were caught urinating in public; which led to obstruction of justice misdemeanor offenses.
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Johnathan Hankins has spent the past few seasons being impressive. He made Ohio State fans take notice with his play last year, he has impressed the new coaching staff with his diligence and work ethic, and NFL draft scouts around the country like what he brings to the table. But the defensive lineman has a simple outlook going into the 2012 season.
Jake Stoneburner/Ctsy: 10tv.com
Jake Stoneburner, the in-house leader to start at tight end for the Ohio State Buckeye's finds himself in a wee bit of trouble the Saturday.
It seems the rising senior was arrested early Saturday in Shawnee Hills, Ohio and charged with obstruction.
According to reports by WBNS-TV and the Columbus Dispatch, it isn't clear exactly what...
Michigan OL recruit Logan Tuley-Tillman is a Wolverine. This 6′ 7″ tackle received a recruiting letter from Urban Meyer’s the Ohio State Buckeyes. In jest, Tuley-Tillman did his part to heat up the rivalry by burning his recruiting letter from that school in Ohio and tweeting a picture of the engulfed envelope. The Michigan recruit also tweeted #goblue and #beatohio.
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Growing up an Ohio State fan, c/o 2014 Cleveland (OH) St. Ignatius OL standout, Jimmy Byrne likely never harbored positive thoughts about walking onto Michigan’s campus. Now that he’s a rising 2014 recruit the act isn’t so sacrilegious. That change in mindset gave rise to a memorable experience in Ann Arbor Sunday.