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Paul Finebaum Has Completely Reversed Course On What He Thinks Will Happen To Urban Meyer

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ESPN's Paul Finebaum is sticking to his new opinion on what will happen to Urban Meyer, which is a 180-degree turn from what he originally said would happen to the Ohio State head coach.

After Meyer was put on administrative leave, Finebaum came out and said he thought Ohio State would have to get rid of him. Meyer is currently being investigated for his handling of the domestic violence allegations against former assistant Zach Smith.

However, this week Finebaum has changed his tune. In a radio appearance Monday, Finebaum said he thinks Meyer survives.

He echoed that sentiment this morning on the Dan Patrick Show, when Patrick asked if he thought Meyer was in the clear.

"I think he's pretty close," Finebaum said. "Again, we're all speculating. I think most of us who have given opinions on this have pretty much hit every corner of the square. It looked like he was gone early. It doesn't look like he is now. And I say that having watched college football and understanding the cynical nature of it. I'm trying to get a good measure of that fan base, who doesn't seem to have any desire to get to the truth here or believe the other side."

Finebaum's shift seems to reflect the adjustment many pundits have made regarding Meyer. The longer this drags out, the better it seems to be for him.

Ohio State announced on August 5 that the investigation would be concluded in two weeks. The deadline for that time frame is this coming Sunday.

We should know some answers soon.