Former Montreal Alouettes quarterback Troy Smith, who won the 2006 Heisman Trophy with Ohio State, has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence and marijuana possession.
The 31-year-old Smith appeared in court Wednesday morning. He was stopped early Sunday in the Columbus suburb of Westerville when an officer noticed his SUV didn’t have a front license plate and was seen swerving. Smith failed a field sobriety test and later his blood alcohol content measured 0.143. Ohio’s legal limit is 0.08.
Smith faces charges of operating a vehicle under the influence, possession of marijuana and improper display of a license plate. The case was continued until April 20.
His attorney didn’t immediately return a call seeking comment. Smith previously apologized in videos posted on Instagram.