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Spence apologizes, pledges to get healthy

Noah Spence knows his football career is at a crossroads, being suspended for a second time in nine months due to a positive test for traces of the drug Ecstasy, but this morning the Ohio State defensive end’s mind was on contrition. “I want to apologize to my family, Ohio State’s coaching staff, the Big Ten Conference and Buckeye Nation for the disappointment,” Spence wrote...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Noah Spence fails drug test again; Ohio St extends suspension

THE Ohio State Buckeyes got the weekly “release your bad press on Friday at 5pm” party started this week, sending out a statement around 4:40 EST that defensive end Noah Spence was suspended again. They gave us spin and corporatespeak instead of the actual reason for the suspension, but it’s being widely reported that Spence once again failed a drug test. We don’t know what...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence ruled ineligible

Earlier in January, Ohio State’s Noah Spence was given a 3 game suspension for violating a “Big Ten Conference Rule.”  As a result, the defensive end missed the Orange Bowl against Clemson and the first two games of the 2014 season (at Navy and against Virginia Tech).  The suspension was due to a failed drug test–a test which was contested by his parents.  They threatened...
Via NCAA Football Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State says Spence out for Kent State game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State says defensive end Noah Spence will not play against Kent State because of a university and Big Ten rule violation. Spence was set to return after he was suspended for three games in January for violating an undisclosed Big Ten rule. The university did not say in Friday's release if the ruling for the Kent State game had anything to do with Spence...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State DE Noah Spence Suspended Indefinitely; Bigtime NFL Draft Prospect

Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence’s future with the Buckeyes is in jeopardy after a second failed drug test, according to a report from Spence is out indefinitely for what Eleven Warriors first reported was the result of another failed drug test. The Columbus Dispatch’s Tim May later followed up by stating that Spence is out […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State DE Noah Spence suspended, reportedly over drug test

Ohio State announced Friday that junior defensive end Noah Spence will not return to action as expected against Kent State on Saturday due to "a university and Big Ten conference rule violation" that has rendered him ineligible. Spence had been suspended for three games late last season after testing positive for the drug ecstasy at the Big Ten Championship Game, a suspension...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State DE Noah Spence Fails Another Drug Test

  Ohio State was scheduled to get star defensive end Noah Spence back this weekend vs. Kent State, but according to a report Spence has failed another drug test and his status with the team is in jeopardy. Ohio State junior defensive lineman Noah Spence has failed a drug test and his status with the team is in jeopardy, sources told Eleven Warriors Friday afternoon.  Spence...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State’s Noah Spence Fails Another Drug Test, Status On Team In Jeopardy

Twitter Saturday was supposed to mark the return of Buckeyes junior defensive lineman Noah Spence, who was suspended for three games ahead of last year’s Big Ten title contest after testing positive for ecstasy. But according to Eleven Warriors, Spence may not be suiting up for Ohio State after all – the publication is reporting that he’s failed another drug test and his status...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What Do You Want To See On Saturday? Kent State

Here we go again. Last week’s disappointing loss is behind most of us. Kent State should be the perfect elixir for what allegedly ails the Buckeyes. I say allegedly because OSU has a rebuilt O-line, a QB who wasn’t supposed to play much yet and some new things on defense so it’s going to take time. That said, here is what I am anticipating: A win: I usually list this last...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
8 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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