Ex-Ohio State DL Noah Spence arrested for public intoxication

Thursday May 28th, 2015

Former Ohio State defensive lineman Noah Spence, who recently transferred to Eastern Kentucky, was arrested for public intoxication early Thursday morning, according to The Richmond Register.

Spence was arrested in Richmond, Ky., where EKU is located. Spence and three other people were seen standing near a car on a street adjacent to the EKU campus.

"I then observed [Spence] throw a glass bottle into the street, breaking it across the roadway," the arresting officer stated in the citation obtained by the Register. "On contact, he admitted to throwing it and advised it was a stupid thing to do."

The school said in a statement to the Register that it was aware of the incident.

Spence was declared permanently ineligible by the Big Ten last season after failing two drug tests. His father told SI.com in January that he had been considering entering the NFL draft but opted to transfer to FCS-level Eastern Kentucky instead. 

Spence was a First-Team All-Big Ten selection as a sophomore in 2013 after totaling eight sacks and 14.5 tackles for loss. 

- Dan Gartland

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