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Updated: J.T. Barrett Cited Early Saturday Morning

Update 2:According to The Columbus Dispatch, Barrett was actually cited, not arrested. He reportedly blew a .099 BAC.

Update: Ohio State has announced Barrett's punishment. Find out more here.

Earlier:According to a report by Eleven Warriors, Ohio State sophomore quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested early Saturday morning for operating a motor vehicle while impaired. He reportedly blew "slightly over" the .08 blood-alcohol concentration level, and was later released to his teammate, Cardale Jones. Here's more:

Barrett was arrested near High and Tompkins, just north of Campus after policed noticed the player attempt to avoid an OVI checkpoint in the area. Per CPD sources, Barrett was cooperative and blew into a breathalyzer, registering slightly over Ohio's legal limit of 0.08 blood-alcohol concentration.

Barrett is under the age of 21, so, according to 11W, he might be subject to a two-week suspension for violating the school's student-athlete program.

ESPN's Brett McMurphy has also confirmed the news.


— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) October 31, 2015

There's no word on Barrett's playing status for next Saturday. The Buckeyes have a bye this week before taking on Minnesota at home next weekend.