Ohio State Quarterback Arrested, Suspended He was allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated By Michael Harthorne, Newser Staff Posted Oct 31, 2015 11:22 AM CDT 17 comments Comments Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett was suspended for one game after being arrested early Saturday on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete) (Newser) – The quarterback for the number-one college football team in the country will miss his next game after he was arrested while allegedly trying to avoid a DUI checkpoint early Saturday, ESPN reports. Ohio State's JT Barrett was cited for misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated near campus and received a one-game suspension from the team. Since the Buckeyes don't play this weekend, he'll miss the team's Nov. 7 game against Minnesota. According to the Wall Street Journal, underage students cited for DUIs face a two-week suspension. Ohio State's athletic director says the 20-year-old Barrett was only suspended for one week because he was cited for a misdemeanor, not a felony.