Urban Meyer's Bacon is Cooked

How Ohio State alum on Giants processed Urban Meyer shocker

How Ohio State alum on Giants processed Urban Meyer shocker

Amidst a growing controversy, Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday as the university launched an investigation - an independent one - into the extent of the coach's knowledge of domestic abuse allegations made against a fired assistant coach.

Except Courtney Smith showed McMurphy text messages from Meyer's wife Shelley that certainly seem to indicate she was well aware of Zach Smith's violent past.

Courtney Smith concedes that she does not know if Shelley Meyer ever told her husband about the allegations.

A contract extension given to Ohio State coach Urban Meyer in March could provide grounds for the university to fire him over the handling of a longtime assistant accused of domestic violence. Meyer said he and his wife, Shelley, addressed the incident with the Smiths, but that's about as far as it went.

"If you see something, say something", Muschamp said. "Then the other shoe dropped this morning and it did make me question whether or not I wanted them to read the book", said Ruedrich.

The fallout continues for Urban Meyer. He said he didn't know of any incident in 2015 but that the Ohio State staff did its own investigation and found no basis for the allegation.

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Since returning to coaching, Meyer's program has been one of the most dominant in college football, and his players have mostly stayed out of major trouble.

The day after Smith was sacked, Meyer was asked about the allegations during the Big Ten Conference Football Media Day. "I know Urban has done a great job done, and if he gets back he'll do a great job". The deal runs through 2022 and increases Meyer's salary to $7.6 million in 2018, with annual 6 percent raises for the bulk of his compensation.

When Meyer found out he was being placed on leave, he accepted it.

Ben Maller thinks that in the likely event that Meyer is out as head coach of Ohio State, he already has a clear path back to the big time.

Zach Smith was sacked on July 23 after he was served a civil protection order on behalf of Courtney Smith. The Smiths separated in June 2015 and divorced in 2016. "I know nothing about it".

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