Horribly Ironic Urban Meyer T-Shirt Sell Out Mere Hours After Getting Suspended

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Yes: the university says it has placed its head football coach on "paid administrative leave," and surely there are crucial bureaucratic differences between we're putting you on leave and we're suspending you from work, but let's not argue the impact.

The Buckeyes fired wide receivers coach Zach Smith last week after he was served with a civil protection order over a string of domestic assaults against his ex-wife, Courtney Smith, between 2009 and 2015. Courtney Smith claims her ex-husband shoved her against a wall with his hands around her neck. However, on Monday Courtney Smith told college football reporter Brett McMurphy that Urban Meyer did know about the domestic violence.

Courtney Smith provided screen shots of text message conversations with several women married to men on the coaching staff, which she says indicate that Meyer was aware of the problem. The firing came on the same day the 2009 allegation against Zach Smith was reported, along with police reports detailing two other accusations Courtney Smith made against Zach Smith in the fall of 2015. Annual studies from Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus list it as college football's most valuable brand and, according to the Columbus Dispatch, the school trademarked the name "Urban Meyer" in 2015.

This is critically important because Urban Meyer, responding to McMurphy's initial report about the 2015 incident at Big Ten media day on July 23, denied any knowledge of the incident, saying, "I was never told about anything".

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Meyer said in a statement that he and athletic director Gene Smith agreed that him going on leave was best for the investigation.

"The university is conducting an investigation into these allegations", Ohio State said. Ohio State opens preseason camp Friday without knowing who will lead the team September 1 against Oregon State.

Consider all of that, and then imagine being in Courtney Smith's shoes, with a husband who is the grandson of an OSU legend and a boss who is a living legend - and Ohio's highest-paid state employee. "I eagerly look forward to the resolution of this matter". Smith played for Meyer at Bowling Green and began his coaching career under Meyer in Florida. I told people to go find out for me. "I don't know. Someone texted me that last night".

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