Adolphus Washington breaks through the line against Western Michigan.Getty Images

Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was cited Wednesday night on a first-degree misdemeanor charge of solicitation by Columbus Police, according to multiple reports. He is due in court on Dec. 17.

Washington is enjoying a terrific senior season with Ohio State and is expected to be a late first to early second round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Ohio State said it will handle the matter internally (read: Washington won't miss any time in the Fiesta Bowl against Notre Dame.