Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer Placed on Paid Leave

By Matt de Bear on August 1, 2018 at 7:55 pm
Jul 24, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer addresses the media during the Big Ten football media day at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Urban Meyer is once again caught up in the numerous reports surrounding domestic violence allegations against Zach Smith. A week after firing his long time wide receivers amid numerous reports of abuse, additional evidence of Meyer's previous knowledge was brought to light.

According to Meyer's statement, as well as the University's, he will be on paid administrative leave while the situation is investigated further. There is the possibility that Meyer could face termination with cause given Title IX reporting requirements in his recently extended contract.

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