The arrest of Jack Mewhort and Jake Stoneburner for interference with official acts—the only charge the police bothered sticking on the two after they fled after being discovered urinating outside an area bar—was something of a laughing matter immediately after the fact, with even the program getting into the act by cleverly designating the two as being on the “Maize Team,” according to a locker room sign.
Well, nobody’s laughing now.
After the two players pled guilty to disorderly conduct as part of a plea deal, Urban Meyer kept the two on indefinite suspension—and then removed their scholarships for the summer session. Here’s the statement Meyer released, per the Cleveland Plain Dealer:
We are disappointed with the decisions made recently by two of our football players. Jake Stoneburner and Jack Mewhort will each be removed from athletic scholarship beginning with the summer term, and they will continue to be suspended from team activities until stipulations are…
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