Ohio State self-reports accidental texts sent by 4-year-old to recruit

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Ohio State athletics department self-reported a number of NCAA violations for 2014 but one infraction is getting attention for being particularly odd.

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Ohio State's student paper, The Lantern, reports that on May 27 of last year wide receivers coach Zach Smith received a call from a recruit while his four-year-old son was playing with his phone, and the kid accidentally sent an automatic text reply to the number.

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Of the 47 violations the school reported to the NCAA last year, just two, including the accidental texting, involved the National Championship-winning football team.


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