Looks like he's out for the year.
The National Football league has suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Onterrio Smith for a year.
The reason for Smith's suspension was not immediately released. He will miss all of the 2005 football season.
Smith, 24, rushed for 579 yards as a rookie and led the Vikings last season with 544 yards.
Smith spent part of the 2004 season on the bench, serving a four game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. In the summer of 2004, Smith tested positive for marijuana.
At the time, Smith was in the league’s substance-abuse program for at least one other previous positive test.
In April 2005, Smith was detained at the Minneapolis/ St. Paul International Airport with a device called “The Original Whizzinator.” Smith reportedly told police the device is used “for making a clean urine test.”
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