Ohio State lineman Adolphus Washington cited for solicitation

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Ohio State Buckeyes ready to take on Michigan State on Nov. 21, 2015. (Photo: John Telich/Fox 8 News)

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Ohio State football player Adolphus Washington was cited for solicitation Wednesday night, WBNS in Columbus reports.

The senior defensive lineman is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 17.  The charge is a first-degree misdemeanor.

Washington, who has played in 37 games for Ohio State, is from Cincinnati.

OSU will take on Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.

The Ohio State Athletic Department provided the following statement to Fox 8:

Student-athlete Adolphus Washington was cited Wednesday evening by City of Columbus police with a first-degree misdemeanor charge of solicitation. Washington will appear in court Dec. 17. Coach Meyer will address discipline when he returns to Columbus as he is on the road recruiting this week.