Video: Ohio State holds moment of silence for late Will Smith

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Video: Ohio State holds moment of silence for late Will Smith

WATCH - Ohio State held a moment of silence for Will Smith, 34, who was killed in a traffic dispute.

Ohio State honored former defensive end Will Smith before its spring game Saturday afternoon.

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The Buckeyes held a moment of silence for Smith, 34, who was shot and killed following a minor car accident last Saturday night in New Orleans, and also wore a “WS” helmet decal that featured a Buckeye leaf in between Smith’s initials.

It was a powerful moment at Ohio Stadium, in front of a spring game record 100,000-plus fans.

A champion in college (2002 BCS title, Ohio State’s first football crown in 34 years) and the NFL (Super Bowl XLIV), Smith was a team captain and a first-team All-America in 2003 who left Columbus, Ohio, ranked fifth on Ohio State‚Äôs all-time charts in career tackles for loss (45.5) and sixth in sacks (22.0). He went on to enjoy a nine-year NFL career.

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