Ohio State Buckeyes to honor late Will Smith with helmet decal during spring game

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2011, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith stretches during practice at their NFL football training facility in Metairie, La. Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot in the back and side, according to a warrant read in court Sunday night in New Orleans before a magistrate set a $1 million bond for the man accused of killing him. Police said Smith, 34, was killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) —  The Ohio State University will honor former Buckeye and All-American Will Smith with decals on players’ helmets and a moment of silence during the spring game.

OSU Athletic Director Gene Smith made the announcement Tuesday morning.

Smith was shot and killed during after a traffic crash in New Orleans Saturday night.

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The Ohio State Spring Game is scheduled for 1:30pm Saturday.

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