Former Ohio State Buckeye Katzenmoyer Arrested


UPDATED: Friday March 29, 2013 6:44 PM

A former linebacker for the Ohio State Buckeyes is in custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest on Thursday.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 35-year-old Andy Katzenmoyer was arrested Friday morning on a warrant for violating a domestic violence civil protection order against him Tuesday.

He was released from jail later on Friday and was scheduled to appear in court in April.

According to Franklin County municipal court documents, Katzenmoyer violated the domestic violence civil protection order against him on Tuesday, when he went to a Trabue Avenue home and attempted to pick up his daughter from her mother, Ashley Quint.

According to a 911 caller, Katzenmoyer’s visitation rights were suspended.

“He attended, uh he attended my house where I, he entered my property where he should not have been," The caller said to the 911 dispatcher.

An order of protection was filed against Katzenmoyer in Franklin County Common Pleas Court on Monday.

The filing ordered Katzenmoyer to stay away from both Quint and the couple's child until a hearing scheduled for next Monday, April 1.

Katzenmoyer is being held at the Franklin County Jail, scheduled to be arraigned Saturday morning.

According to Ohio State University, Katzenmoyer started the first game of his freshman year in 1996 and played for 37 consecutive games.

He left for a NFL career at the end of his junior season. He played for the New England Patriots for two seasons before an injury shortened his career.

As a junior in 1998, Katzenmoyer was a finalist for the Maxwell Football Club’s Defensive Player of the Year Award.

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