Ohio State starting quarterback J.T. Barrett cited for OVI, suspended from next game

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University has confirmed quarterback J.T. Barrett was cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated early Saturday morning.

In a statement on Twitter, OSU says it happened at a DUI checkpoint. He was cited on a misdemeanor offense of OVI.

Barrett has been suspended by head coach Urban Meyer from playing in Ohio State’s game against Minnesota on Nov. 7, according to the statement.