QB Jack Miller III reinstated to Ohio State football team

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Ohio State quarterback Jack Miller III has been reinstated on the team after his OVI charge was reduced to reckless operation in court Thursday morning.

Ohio State University student-athlete Jack Miller has been reinstated to the Ohio State football team. The charge issued against him of operating a vehicle while impaired has been reduced to a minor misdemeanor traffic offense. Miller has fulfilled all of the obligations required of him and the legal case is now closed.

Ohio State Deptartment of Athletics

This comes after Coach Day said he’d take one final look at Miller’s situation.

Miller was in court Thursday on charges stemming from an OVI arrest earlier in the month.   

During the hearing, Miller had the OVI charge reduced to a minor misdemeanor reckless operation ticket. He will have to pay a $150 fine and court fees.  

Miller will be meeting with the OSU Code of Conduct office later, Thursday. Miller was the Buckeyes’ third-string quarterback prior to his arrest.

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