Urban Meyer Put On Administrative Leave

Urban Meyer Put On Administrative Leave

Urban Meyer Put On Administrative Leave

Earlier this year, Meyer agreed to a contract extension that would require Ohio State to pay him $38.1 million if he is fired without cause. A message left by the AP for Zach Smith's attorney, Brad Koffel, requesting comment was not immediately returned.

"The university is conducting an investigation into these allegations", a university provided release stated from Wednesday evening. Meyer denied knowing about the abuse before Smith was sacked in July when the accusations came to the public.

Offensive coordinator Ryan Day will serve as acting head coach for the Buckeyes, expected to be one of the top teams in the nation again this season.

Ohio State is set to open 2018 fall camp on Friday. The season starts September 1 with a game against Oregon State in Columbus, Ohio.

"[Athletic director Gene Smith] and I agree that being on leave during this inquiry will facilitate its completion".

Courtney Smith's text messages with Meyer's wife, Shelley, who at one point during a 2015 exchange said, "I am with you!" The Gators went 8-5 in 2010, and after, Meyer stepped down for good.

Day jumped to the National Football League in 2015, serving as quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles during Kelly's final season as the head coach. Bovada now gives the Buckeyes the third-best odds to win the national championship.

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One of college football's most successful coaches has been placed on paid leave during the investigation of allegations that could result in his firing. Plus Gainesville Police arrested Rainey for striking a woman in the face in 2013. Zach Smith wasn't charged in the case. Ohio State and Big 10 fans have also seen bits of this since Meyer took over in 2012. Smith played for Meyer at Bowling Green and began his coaching career under Meyer in Florida.

Urban Meyer is under pressure because of a controversy surrounding former assistant coach Zach Smith. If Meyer knew about the 2015 incident and allowed Smith to remain on his staff with no punishment, he valued football over Courtney's safety - and let that environment to continue for years.

The Smiths divorced in 2016. It wasn't until July 23, 2018 that Zach was sacked from his coaching position after being charged with criminal trespassing when he dropped his children off at Courtney's home back on May 12. Zach Smith was the team's wide receivers' coach.

The claims come after Meyer told Big Ten media reporters last week that he was never told anything about the allegations, according to Sports Illustrated. It came back to me that what was reported wasn't what actually happened.

"I was never told about anything", Meyer told reporters. I've never had a conversation about it.

"I don't know who creates a story like that", Meyer added about the 2015 allegations. Officials running a massive public university aren't as likely to be the latter, but they wouldn't be the first or last to have money and power turn them into the latest, shameful version of the former.

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