Ohio State suspends Adolphus Washington for Fiesta Bowl
One of Ohio State’s top defensive players, Adolphus Washington, has been suspended by coach Urban Meyer for the seventh-ranked Buckeyes’ Jan. 1 Fiesta Bowl matchup with Notre Dame (10-2).
The suspension was announced less than 48 hours after the standout senior defensive tackle was caught in a police sting operation Wednesday night and cited for solicitation. The suspension effectively ends his college career.
The CBSSports.com second-team All-American and All-Big Ten selection is schedule to appear in court on Dec.17. He issued a public apology for his actions on Thursday night.
Washington recorded 49 tackles, seven tackles for loss, four sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception that he returned for a touchdown for OSU (11-1) in 2015.