Per his hometown newspaper The Chronicle-Telegram, Sprinkle was charged with possession of drugs (unspecified), drug paraphernalia, and riot/failure to disperse after an early morning altercation Saturday in Lorain, Ohio, near his hometown of Elyria.
Per the spokesman, the team is still gathering facts on the incident. Sprinkle's status on the team will be pending until the conclusion of the case.
Sprinkle redshirted last season and was a three-star member of the class of 2013. An early enrollee that year, Sprinkle is listed at 6-3, 283 pounds on the most recent Ohio State roster.