Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett can put the OVI case against him behind him, as today the case was resolved in a courtroom in Columbus.
A Franklin County judge has suspended Barrett’s license has for 180 days and he has to pay a $400 fine. The QB also has to complete a three-day alcohol education program.
The 20-year-old was cited for OVI back on October 31st after he was pulled over and was issued a misdemeanor ticket at a sobriety checkpoint near the Ohio State campus.
The Columbus Dispatch stated that Barrett reportedly blew a .099 on a breathalyzer test that measured his blood-alcohol level. Drivers in Ohio under the age of 21 can be cited if they’re above a .02.
The quarterabck made a brief statement in which he apologized to “the Ohio State football program and Buckeye Nation.”
Barrett was suspended for Saturday’s 28-14 win against Minnesota. He was back at practice on Monday, and is expected to be the starter for Saturday’s home game vs Illini.