Dashcam footage shows Ohio State Buckeyes QB J.T. Barrett cooperating with police
15 or face jail time, Judge H. William Pollitt said as he accepted Barrett's plea. "I'm just truly sorry," Barrett said in a brief statement at the time of the plea. An additional charge of backing without safety was dismissed, and the case has been closed. Dashcam footage of Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett's arrest showed him cooperating fully Criminal Law with police, though he did name-drop his position with the Buckeyes. Joe Maiorana/USA TODAY Sports Barrett was home relaxing with friends when a "heavily intoxicated" friend stopped by and Barrett decided to drive him home, said Barrett's attorney, Phil Templeton, who wouldn't identify the friend. The lawyer noted to the judge that Barrett's blood-alcohol level of 0.099 was only slightly above the legal limit of 0.08 for adults, though he acknowledged Barrett was underage. In Ohio, the limit is 0.02 for people under 21. On the field, Barrett's situation for third-ranked Ohio State also has been resolved , as he is in line to return to the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Illinois. "We are aware of the video," an Ohio State spokesperson said Thursday.
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