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Ohio State Update: Urban Meyer Will Reportedly Not Be Fired

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

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 25: Urban Meyer head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes after the game against the Michigan Wolverines, Ohio State won 31 to 20 on November 25, 2017 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State has yet to announce its decision regarding Urban Meyer's job status, but numerous reports now suggest the Buckeyes head coach will not be losing his job - at least not because of a firing.

Dave Biddle of Bucknuts was the first to report that the debate seems to be whether or not to suspend Meyer. Biddle reported that the school's board of trustees wants to reinstate Meyer with no punishment, while the school's president Michael Drake wants him to serve a short suspension.

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Jeff Snook, the man who broke numerous stories on his Facebook page related to the situation the past few weeks, has posted a similar report. He says that there is an "intense debate" between Drake and the board. He also said that Meyer argued "passionately" against a suspension.

Clay Hall of ABC6/FOX28 is basically reporting the same thing - that the board wants Meyer to serve no punishment, while Drake wants a suspension.

It's unclear when this will all be resolved. The school initially wanted to announce a decision on Wednesday, but at this point, the board has been deliberating for almost 10 hours. It wouldn't be a shock to see it extend into Thursday.

We'll keep you updated.