Former Ohio State and Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday night in an apparent road rage incident following a traffic accident in New Orleans.
According to the Associated Press, Smith died of multiple gunshot wounds. Smith was 34.
Smith's wife Racquel was riding with him and was shot in the leg. She was taken to a local hospital, according to the AP. The couple have three children.
Smith posted a photo of himself and Racquel on his Instagram account hours before his death with the caption, "Having a blast at the #fqf2016," in reference to the city's French Quarter Fest.To read more or comment...
Ohio State has suspended redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle after he was charged with cocaine possession.
Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com first reported the story over the weekend. Lorain Police were called to the Grown & Sexy Lounge on Friday night and found Sprinkle among a group of 50 people in an altercation outside.
After Sprinkle was arrested and put in a squad car, two small bags of cocaine were found underneath a seat. He was also charged with failure to disperse.
Sprinkle was suspended indefinitely by the school on Sunday.To read more or comment...