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Backup tailback Rod Smith leaves No. 13 Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Backup tailback Rod Smith has left the Ohio State team to deal with some personal issues. Head coach Urban Meyer confirmed the move on Tuesday in an email. He says the Buckeyes will continue to support the fifth-year senior. Smith has had a troubled past, frequently in and out of the doghouse, in his college career. He had seen action in all seven games for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Ohio State RB Rod Smith dismissed from team

On Monday night reported that sources were telling them senior running back Rod Smith was being dismissed from the Buckeyes team following a violation of team rules. On Tuesday morning, is reporting the same information. It’s interesting because just a few weeks ago, Smith was being singled out for praise by Meyer — who showcased Smith’s play...
Via Talking 10
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Dismisses Rod Smith

Late Monday night, Eleven Warriors’ Patrick Maks reported that Ohio State senior running back Rod Smith has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules.The Ft. Wayne area standout had struggled to meet team expectations off the field during his tenure, but had found a solid niche as a short yardage back and kick returner during his senior season. Smith’s presence...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes run game relies on Elliott, Smith, Samuel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Many Ohio State fans were worried when Carlos Hyde took his 1,500 yards with him on graduation day. They figured with Hyde gone, the Buckeyes would have a hard time finding someone that productive. But Urban Meyer isn't sweating it. After a 34-17 victory over Navy in the opener, he's pleased with the job done by his three-head tailback, starting with Ezekiel...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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