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Ohio State Issues New Update On Players, Coaches As Investigation Continues

Ohio State football players leaving the locker room.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 29: The Ohio State Buckeyes run to the field before play against the USC Trojans during the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on December 29, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

This year's Ohio State football training camp is atypical. That's because the team is without its head coach, Urban Meyer.

Meyer is currently on administrative leave as the university investigates his handling of domestic violence allegations involving former assistant coach Zach Smith. Ohio State announced last night that the investigation is expected to be completed in the next two weeks.

In the meantime, offensive coordinator Ryan Day is the acting head coach. He and his fellow coaches, as well as the OSU players, have not spoken to the media yet this summer.

This afternoon, the program announced that the coaches and players will remain off-limits to the media until further notice.

While this isn't an ideal situation for the media, it isn't a surprise that OSU is doing this. Putting their players and coaches out there to be asked a million questions about Meyer when they can't or won't be able to answer them isn't worth it.

Once the investigation wraps up, the assistants and players will likely have to answer questions, regardless of what kind of punishment Meyer receives.

Ohio State opens up its 2018 season at home against Oregon State on Sept. 1.

The game will be broadcast on ABC at 12 p.m. ET.