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Offbeat Report: Urban Meyer pushing back against possible suspension

06:55  21 august  2018
06:55  21 august  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Ohio State football: What we know about the Urban Meyer investigation

  Ohio State football: What we know about the Urban Meyer investigation Ohio State is entering the second week of planned 14-day probe into what Meyer did or did not know about ex-assistant coach's alleged domestic abuse.Meyer has been on administrative leave since Aug. 1.

Urban Meyer is reportedly pushing back against a potential suspension for his handling of former assistant coach Zach Smith. Meyer was placed on administrative leave by Ohio State University on Aug. 1 as the school opened an investigation into Meyer ’s knowledge of domestic violence allegations

Both AD and President politically weaker than public thinks. Messaging I'm hearing floated in response to the likely backlash is that Meyer has already been punished by "time served."

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Urban Meyer is reportedly pushing back against a potential suspension for his handling of former assistant coach Zach Smith.

Meyer was placed on administrative leave by Ohio State University on Aug. 1 as the school opened an investigation into Meyer’s knowledge of domestic violence allegations involving Smith. The investigation, which has been completed, is expected to lead to Meyer being suspended. According to Pregame.com founder RJ Bell, Meyer is pushing back against a suspension, even if it is a short one.

Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio St wants

  Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio St wants The fate of Urban Meyer's coaching job at Ohio State has boiled down to whether university leaders want to fire him or not. The superstar football coach is on paid leave while Ohio State investigates whether he responded properly to accusations of domestic abuse made against one of his assistant coaches. There are legitimate reasons for either decision.Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio State pays an outside firm to investigate and a six-member university committee considers whether he responded properly to accusations of domestic abuse made against one of his coaches, Zach Smith, who has been fired.

Urban Frank Meyer III (born July 10, 1964) is a retired American college football player and coach. Meyer served as the head coach of the Bowling Green Falcons from 2001 to 2002, the Utah Utes from 2003 to 2004, the Florida Gators from 2005 to 2010

Meyer was suspended by the university for 3 games after an investigation found fault with the way he handled the case of Zach Smith, an assistant coach Urban Meyer , the highly successful head coach of the Ohio State football team, has been suspended without pay for three games after a university

In an open letter, Meyer defended his conduct regarding his handling of Smith, though he did admit to essentially lying to the media about his knowledge of the allegations.

Meyer’s punishment will likely be announced soon. The school’s board of trustees is set to meet on Wednesday morning and will be presented with the findings of the investigation at that time. The Buckeyes open up the season on Sept. 1 against Oregon State.

OSU's Urban Meyer mess a product of college sports' code of silence .
Zach Smith's actions while employed at Ohio State imperiled not only his family and Urban Meyer, but his fellow coaches and staff members. Why did no one speak out?From Ohio State’s official report, delivered to media after the university announced Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith would serve suspensions:

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