Ohio State insider Jeff Snook shared this evening an update on the investigation into head coach Urban Meyer. The committee investigating the Buckeyes' head coach and the handling of domestic violence accusations against Zach Smith met with two more people.
Snook is reporting that the six-member committee met with both Lynn Bruce, the mother of Zach Smith, and Tina Carano, the mother of Courtney Smith.
"Attorneys representing the six member investigative committee looking into Ohio State's and Urban Meyer's handling of the allegations of domestic violence against former receivers coach Zach Smith, interviewed Smith's mother Lynn Bruce and Courtney Smith's mother Tina Carano today," he reports.
Urban Meyer has been on paid administrative leave for two weeks. The committee investigating has also reportedly met with Zach Smith and Courtney Smith this week.
The mothers of Zach Smith and Courtney Smith have been speaking out in defense of the fired wide receivers coach.
Jeff Snook has published multiple reports in which they have come to the defense of the former Buckeyes' assistant coach.
“I wanted to stay out of this mess,” Courtney Smith's mother said. “But I can’t take it anymore. I can’t take all of these lies that are being written. I just want the truth out there once and for all. What’s right is right. It’s been horrible for me to see the lies that were being written about Zach when he didn’t do what he was accused of doing.
“He lost his job over something that didn’t happen.”
Ohio State announced a two-week timeline for its Urban Meyer investigation on Sunday, Aug. 5. Most expect there to be some kind of resolution by the end of the week.