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Smith, Buckeyes Learning Some Discipline

Smith learned a lesson this week.

Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel likes to think of himself as a teacher of young men before a football coach, and that viewpoint was proven this week. The head coach has used two transgressions of varying severity to hammer home points of discipline to his team as it prepares for the Fiesta Bowl.

Nathan Williams is not the only Ohio State football player who has felt the wrath of the team's coaching staff this week. Although the freshman defensive end is facing some undisclosed physical punishment after being arrested Dec. 11 and charged with shoplifting, Buckeye head coach Jim Tressel opted to also prove a point to his team via two of the team's older leaders. Senior fullback Brandon... Recommended Stories