NCAA investigation clouds Smith's status

Originally Published: February 25, 2005
By Teddy Greenstein | Special to
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.