Urban Meyer Raves About Noah Spence, Was “Shocked” He Didn’t Go In 1st Round

Former Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence did not hear his name called during the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night.  This surprised Spence’s former coach, Urban Meyer.  Spence, who played at OSU for two seasons before having to transfer because of failed drug tests, is an “elite” defensive end, according to Meyer. The Ohio State coach placed him in a similar...
Via College Spun
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: DE Noah Spence

College Career: Noah Spence has been a cornerstone on both the Ohio State Buckeyes and Eastern Kentucky Colonels defensive lines over the past three years. Spence didn’t start until his sophomore year at Ohio State, but when he got the nod he instantly turned into one of the best players on the field. His stats speak for themselves, recording 14 tackles for loss and 7.5...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Noah Spence snitch on OSU teammates?

Noah Spence’s college career took a turn in late 2014, when he was ruled permanently ineligible by the Big Ten due to failed drug tests. The talented defensive end finished his career at Eastern Kentucky, and is a likely selection in next month’s NFL Draft. Of course, teams had plenty of questions for Spence about his drug issues during the NFL Scouting Combine, and according...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eastern Kentucky DL Noah Spence Whips Offensive Tackle To Sack Kevin Hogan

Defensive lineman Noah Spence was on his way to bigger and better things when he was playing for Ohio State, but when he was dismissed after failing a pair of drug tests. He ended up finishing his playing days as part of the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. So when it comes to a game like the Senior Bowl he has to love the chance to show off his talents.Scouts have to love seeing a guy...
Via FatManWriting
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State DE Noah Spence Thanks Buckeyes For Never Turning On Him

Former Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence may be off to Eastern Kentucky to finish out his collegiate eligibility, but he’s still got some love for the Buckeyes, regardless of the way things ended for him in Columbus. Spence, who was ruled permanently ineligible by the Big Ten after multiple failed drug tests, tweeted Tuesday that Ohio State “never” turned on him. He also...
Via College Spun
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State DE Noah Spence Has An Appeal Hearing Scheduled For Nov. 25, Possible He Could Return This Season

Noah Spence, Ohio State’s talented but troubled defensive end, might be returning to the field at some point this season. The former All-Big Ten performer was suspended indefinitely by the conference in September after failing his second drug test in nine months.  Spence, a would-be junior this season, has an appeal scheduled for Nov. 25.  Spence’s appeal hearing is scheduled...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Father says Spence's suspension is unjust

The father of Ohio State's Noah Spence says his son unknowingly ingested the drug ecstasy and that the Big Ten unjustly suspended the sophomore defensive end. Spence was suspended for Ohio State's Orange Bowl loss and must sit out the first two games of the 2014 season. His father, Greg Spence, has told several media outlets that someone apparently slipped the drug into a drink...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: OSU's Spence suspended for Ecstasy

Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence missed the Orange Bowl and will miss the first two games of 2014 after testing positive for Ecstasy, ABC-27 News in Harrisburg, Pa., reported on Tuesday. Harrisburg is Spence's hometown. The Big Ten announced a three-game suspension for Spence last week for what the conference release called a "performance-enhancing substance." Spence wasn't with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence doesn’t travel with team to Miami

Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence did not travel with the team to Miami. Urban Meyer has not yet ruled him out for the Orange Bowl.
Via Gamedayr
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Noah Spence did not travel to Orange Bowl

The Buckeyes arrived in South Florida today sans one of their key defensive playmakers: Defensive end Noah Spence did not travel as he sorts out “personal issues.” It appears he will not play in Friday’s Orange Bowl. Multiple reports on Twitter, including those of 10TV’s Beau Bishop, share that Spence was not on the team plane. It’s a huge loss as the sophomore was an All...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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