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Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn Is Questioning Brett McMurphy's Motive

A closeup of Urban Meyer wearing an Ohio State jacket.

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 31: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on against the Clemson Tigers during the 2016 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Brett McMurphy's reporting on the Urban Meyer-Zach Smith-Ohio State saga has provided us with the story of the college football preseason. That story is set to come to a conclusion later this week, as Ohio State's Board of Trustees is set to meet on Wednesday to discuss personnel matters following the investigation.

McMurphy has come under scrutiny from some - Ohio State fans, mostly, but also others - and former Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn went at him a bit on the radio.

Quinn, a Dublin, Ohio native, is questioning McMurphy's motive following his latest report.

Quinn says he is not defending Zach Smith, but he doesn't feel like McMurphy's reporting has been balanced.

"If you're a reporter, your job is to be objective," Quinn said. "Even if things are as one-sided as they seem, you still have to paint the entire picture for people. That's where he hasn't done that. He hasn't at all. At no point has he come back with a counter-point to his own discussion within everything he's reported.

"I'm not defending Zach Smith and he should probably go to jail for some of the stuff he's done if it's all true, but what (McMurphy) is doing is taking one side of it and reporting it in a very twisted, calculated way which makes me think he's got a motive and there's something else going on in all of this."

Jeff Snook, who's authored several college football books (including some on his alma mater, Ohio State), has published a couple of things that could be labeled as the "other side." You can read some of that here.

Regardless of everything that's gone on, this is all set to wrap up soon. The BOT is set to meet at 9 a.m. E.T. on Wednesday. A decision on Meyer's future could come later in the day.