NCAA investigation clouds Smith's status
Originally Published: February 25, 2005By Teddy Greenstein | Special to ESPN.com
One Ohio State beat writer compared Troy Smith's Feb. 21 press conference to that of Jason Giambi. In other words, there was a lot of apologizing but few specifics. Smith, the quarterback who led the Buckeyes to a rousing upset of Michigan but was suspended from the Alamo Bowl for taking money from a booster, said he regretted his actions.
He also insisted it was the only time he had taken cash under the table.
Troy Smith helped Ohio State run past Michigan in 2004.
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