Twitter Reacts: Ohio State's Urban Meyer Under Investigation

Urban Meyer on Leave as Ohio State Investigates What He Knew About Allegations Against Ex-assistant

After yesterday's Brett McMurphy report on the text messages that indicate that Meyer was aware of domestic violence allegations against former assistant Zach Smith, the core values graphic in Ohio State's facilities started being passed around. Courtney Smith, the ex-wife of the recently fired wide receivers coach, said in an interview that she had discussed the incident in 2015 with Shelley Meyer, Urban Meyer's wife.

Zach Smith was sacked last week after an OH court granted a domestic violence protective order to Courtney Smith.

Another text exchange between Courtney Smith and Lindsey Voltolini, whose husband is Ohio State Director of Football Operations Brian Voltolini, implied that Urban Meyer knew about more than just the 2009 incident.

Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day has been named acting head coach.

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Ohio State is investigating Meyer while also facing three federal lawsuits about its response to allegations of groping, leering and other misconduct by a deceased athletic department doctor who treated wrestlers and other students for two decades. The head coach's wife responded by saying she was "going to have to tell Urban", according to Smith. Ohio State opens the football season September 1 at home against Oregon State. When Smith made a decision to get into coaching, it was only appropriate that Meyer was there with a job. Smith has never been criminally charged. Coach Jim Tressel was sacked in 2011 for lying to the NCAA and university of about rules violations committed by some of his players.

At the Big Ten Media Days in Chicago last week, Urban said he knew about the domestic violence allegations against Zach in 2009 but not 2015. Furthermore, it said "we are suspending the current partnership with urban Meyer and removing all related content pending the results of the official Ohio State University investigation".

"All the [coaches'] wives knew", Courtney Smith told Brett McMurphy, a college football reporter laid off by ESPN previous year who posted the story on his Facebook page. He pleaded not guilty, and a hearing is scheduled for Friday. "No, and I asked some people back at the office to call and say what happened and they came back and said they know nothing about it".

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