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Ohio State Insider Shares Latest Update On Urban Meyer Investigation

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)

Urban Meyer has been on paid administrative leave at Ohio State for about a week and a half. The Buckeyes' investigation into the head coach and the program, regarding the handling of domestic violence allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith, has been underway for a little more than a week.

Here's the latest on the situation.

105.7 The Zone's Bruce Hooley appeared on The Dan Patrick Show this morning and offered an update on everything that's going on. There have been no major updates, but it seems like something could be coming this week.

Here's some of what Hooley said:

  • Former assistant coach Zach Smith is expected to meet with Ohio State's investigative team as early as today. If the meeting doesn't happen today, expect it to happen tomorrow.
  • Initial vibes from those who have been interviewed by the investigative team is that this is not a "whitewashing" and the investigators are diligently working to figure out the facts.
  • A suspension, but no firing, for Urban Meyer feels probable.
  • It seems like Ohio State wants to prove that, legally, it handled everything correctly, but the Buckeyes want to do more than just the minimum.

A full video of Hooley's interview should be posted on Dan Patrick's YouTube page.

Ohio State, meanwhile, is underway at fall camp. The Buckeyes open the season on Sept. 1. Ryan Day is coaching the team in Meyer's absence.