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Brett McMurphy Polled 16 ADs On Whether They Think Urban Meyer Will Be Fired

A closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State football game.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes on the sidelines during the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ohio State placed Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave following a bombshell report from Brett McMurphy speculating Meyer knew about the assault allegations against his former wide receivers coach Zach Smith. The allegations stemmed from a 2015 incident.

The university announced a six-person panel with the goal of investigating Urban Meyer.

On Friday afternoon, McMurphy posted another piece on the Meyer saga. The former ESPN college football insider spoke with 16 athletic directors for their opinion on what Ohio State should do with Meyer.

Unsurprisingly, the decisions were mixed. The answers ranged from "there's no way you can keep him" to "I think they will keep him if they can’t 100 percent fire with cause."

You can read the full responses here.

Most of the 16 ADs believe Meyer will not remain the head coach at Ohio State, though many left it up to the investigative process.

Ohio State named Ryan Day as the interim head coach while the investigation into Urban Meyer is ongoing.