Though he publicly denied knowing anything about domestic violence allegations against one of his coaches in 2015, new evidence has reportedly come to light that suggests Ohio State football head coach Urban Meyer may have lied. Meyer said the decision to fire Smith was a "very tough call".
While speaking with reporters at training camp, Apple described Meyer's administrative leave and the investigation as "unfortunate". "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.
While Meyer is on leave, offensive coordinator Ryan Day will serve as head coach. 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. "We are suspending the current partnership with Urban Meyer and removing all related content pending the results of the official Ohio State University investigation".
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Zach Smith was charged in May with misdemeanor criminal trespass. Courtney Smith also provided threatening texts she claims came from her ex-husband, former assistant Zach Smith. In fact, Courtney Smith said of the 2015 incident, "All the [coaches'] wives knew".
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In 2012, Meyer returned to coaching at Ohio State, taking over a storied program in his home state after another national championship-winning coach, Jim Tressel, was forced out for lying to the school and the NCAA about violations committed by his players. If we're to believe what Urban Meyer said last week, his wife kept quiet about the whole affair, not even bothering to mention at the dinner table, "Hey, you've got an assistant coach who might have a problem".
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The former assistant, Zach Smith, was sacked last week after an OH court granted a protective order sought by his ex-wife Courtney Smith. Former ESPN reporter Brett McMurphy made the matter public on July 23, and Meyer fired Smith within hours.
At Big Ten media days last week, Meyer said he knew of the incident in 2009 and that he and Shelley Meyer addressed it with the Smiths. I told people to go find out for me. "I don't know. Someone texted me that last night".
Of course, there could be more factors in play than just whether Stoops wants to coach again, including whether athletics director Gene Smith gets caught up in the controversy. "I'm not sure where that comes up".
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