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

Update:According to Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch, Spence met with his parents, head coach Urban Meyer and defensive line coach Larry Johnson Thursday to reveal that he has a problem with ecstasy, which he tested positive for again.

At that meeting Noah Spence revealed his problem to his parents, they said. That’s opposed to what happened in December when he had said he thought someone had spiked his drink at a party. Greg Spence said that of course he and his wife were stunned by the latest revelation.

Spence's parents said that the star defensive lineman is seeking treatment. For the time being, Spence is suspended indefinitely. 

Earlier: 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 on 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. 

Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch has also confirmed the news, and adds that Spence is "out indefinitely" because of the infraction.

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Spence is considered one of Ohio State's most promising young talents - the junior played in 11 games as a true freshman and started 13 contests this past year before his suspension, racking up eight sacks - good enough for second in the Big Ten. Needless to say, this would be a huge loss for a Buckeyes program that has had an unlucky month.