OSU's third-team QB Henton charged with soliciting a prostitute

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Ohio State's third-team quarterback Antonio Henton was arrested on charges of soliciting a prostitute.

The 20-year-old Henton entered a not guilty plea Tuesday in Franklin County Municipal Court to the misdemeanor charge. Lara Baker, chief prosecutor in the city's attorney's office, said the penalty carries a maximum six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, but generally results in a small fine.

Henton, a redshirt freshman, was arrested by Columbus police Monday night near campus.

Ohio State said in a statement that Henton will not travel to Minnesota for Saturday's game.

"It's a great disappointment for our Buckeye football family, and we are very concerned for Antonio," coach Jim Tressel said in the statement. "Antonio is keenly aware of the standard we have for ourselves, and that makes this even more disappointing."