Ohio State Urban Meyer update

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Meyer is now on paid administrative leave while the investigation is on-going.

Another photo allegedly showed Smith placing his genitalia next to a White House bathroom towel that had the Seal of the President of the United States. Courtney Smith's accusations prompted a police investigation in suburban Columbus that closed without criminal charges against Zach Smith, who has denied physically abusing his wife.

Courtney Smith said Zach Smith took multiple photos of his penis inside the Ohio State coaches' offices, inside the White House when the Buckeyes visited in 2015 and also photographed himself in the coaches' offices receiving oral sex and having sex with a OSU staffer.


The investigation into how much Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer knew about his former assistant's illegal and inappropriate behavior was scheduled to conclude over the weekend, and the findings will be presented to university leaders at some point in the coming days.

Meyer has since acknowledged he was aware of the 2015 allegations, and claims to have followed proper protocol, without offering details. "The investigation is underway as we speak".

In closing, Day said, "I would also like to thank the members of the Ohio State media corps for their patience and understanding". In its statement Friday, the university said public notice of the meeting will be released at least 24 hours in advance and that following deliberations with the board, Drake will announce his decision.


Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson has served as the chair of the working group handling the investigation, which has been led by former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White.

Smith's ex-wife, Courtney, claims Meyer MUST have known about the alleged domestic violence incidents - but covered them up to protect the football program. The investigation is being led by former chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White, a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY.


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