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Ex-Buckeyes QB Troy Smith arrested Sunday morning

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Months ago, Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested for DUI right during Halloween weekend. Now, a former Buckeyes quarterback Troy Smith was arrested early Sunday morning by Westerville police.

He’s accused of operating a vehicle while being impaired and had marijuana in his possession. He’s also got hit with the improper display of license tags.

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Troy Smith looks to throw the ball against the BC Lions

Troy Smith looking to throw the football against the BC Lions (Getty Images)

10TV.com – who was the first to report the news – say that he blew a .143 breathalyzer once being pulled over.

Since being arrested, it posted photos on Instagram two hours ago that seems to have a “happy” face on. If you were just arrested, one shouldn’t be happy.

He also posted a video saying, “Channel 10 just showed up at my house … They violate your privacy. And made a comment about the reporter knocking on his door.”

Smith – whose a former Heisman Trophy winner a decade ago – struggled as a professional football player. He had brief stints with the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League.

He also had another short stint in the Canadian Football League. In the CFL, he played two seasons with the Montréal Alouettes.

He was with the Ravens from 2007 through 2009. He played with the 49ers in 2010.

In his career, he played in 20 games and made eight starts, including six with the 49ers in 2010. During his career, he went 121-of-234 for 1,734 yards and eight touchdowns. He also threw five interceptions, including four with the 49ers.

He was sacked 23 times as a quarterback. He also carried the ball 52 times for 230 yards for three additional touchdowns.

When he was a good college player, he threw for 5,720 yards and 54 touchdowns during his red and grey career. He also rushed for 1,168 yards and 14 additional touchdowns.

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