There’s no peeing in football.

This is what zero tolerance in Columbus, Ohio looks like:

Jack Mewhort and Jake Stoneburner have been suspended indefinitely from the Ohio State football team after their arrests Saturday on misdemeanor charges of obstructing official business, the players’ lawyer told The Blade.

Mewhort, a junior offensive lineman and a St. John’s Jesuit graduate, and Stoneburner, a senior tight end, learned Sunday they will be barred from the OSU football facilities until their case is settled, Columbus attorney Mark Collins said. Their arraignment is June 11 at Delaware Municipal Court, but Collins hopes the charges are resolved before then.

Police in Shawnee Hills, Ohio, a Columbus suburb, spotted the two players and a third man not connected to the football team early Saturday urinating outside a restaurant near Stoneburner’s house, located just off the course at Muirfield Village Golf Club.

Collins said the men dashed away when they saw a spotlight, unknowing it belonged to police. He said Mewhort and Stoneburner stopped about 40 yards away from the restaurant and did not attempt to hide.

The idea that the famously tolerant Urban Meyer suddenly has his dander up over a seemingly petty offense like this is pretty amusing.  Of course, this may simply be a case of Corch maintaining a holding pattern until he can find his new go-to lawyer.

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6 responses to “There’s no peeing in football.

  1. Ubiquitous GA Alum

    This will forever be in the mind of Corch – until Fall practice starts. Miami (OH) shouldn’t change their gameplans just yet.

  2. Dog in Fla

    “Corch maintaining a holding pattern until he can find his new go-to lawyer.”

    Chris Cicero would be ideal for Corch

    http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2011/03/09/tressel-attorney-ncaa-violations.html

  3. AlphaDawg

    My roommate got arrested by a Spandex Clad bicycle cop, in the downtown Athens parking deck on our way to the bars on a Thursday night. I told him he should wait. But when Nature Calls, sometimes you have to listen.

  4. Hogbody Spradlin

    Barred until their case is settled. How fast you think these case numbers will make the top of the docket? Tomorrow? Thursday? Just in time for summer workouts? Where are these guys projected on the depth chart? Corch is a stern disciplinarian you know.

  5. Scott

    These guys are probably bench players taking up coveted scholarships slots and Corch was just jumping on the opportunity. .