Ohio State might be without their top pass-rusher for the Discover Orange Bowl as Noah Spence did not travel with the team to South Florida. According to Urban Miles, Spence is "working through some personal issues at home." Per ESPN...
Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer confirmed Sunday that the All-Big Ten defensive end was absent as the final preparations shifted to South Florida ahead of Friday's matchup with No. 12 Clemson, but he didn't provide any details about the sophomore's situation or offer a definitive update on his availability this week.
Ohio State might also be without starting CB Bradley Roby (knee) and starting LB Curtis Grant (back, ankle) as they continue to rehab from injuries. Discovery Orange Bowl Info:
No. 12 Clemson Tigers vs. No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes
January 3, 2014 @ 8:30pm EST on ESPN
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL UPDATE:
Ohio State sophomore defensive end Noah Spence has been suspended three games, starting with Friday's Discover Orange Bowl against Clemson, for violating an unspecified Big Ten rule. Complete Story