Monday, October 3, 2011

SMITH TO ADDRESS MEDIA AT 3:30 P.M.

DeVier Posey
The Buckeye Times/Darla Dunkle-Hudnell
COLUMBUS — According to Ohio State assistant director of athletics communications Adam Widman, AD Gene Smith will address the media Monday at 3:30 p.m. to "discuss developments in Ohio State's case with the NCAA."

Reports are surfacing that Smith will be discussing the eligibility status of tailback Dan Herron and receiver DeVier Posey. Each were suspended the first five games of the 2011 regular season for receiving improper benefits.

According to the Columbus Dispatch on Monday morning, Herron and Posey's status for this week's game at Nebraska is now in jeopardy. Read story here

The Buckeye Times will provide news from Smith's press conference today and any other further developments.