The future of Urban Meyer as Ohio State's head football coach is going to be decided this morning. The school's Board of Trustees is set to meet at 9 a.m. E.T. to discuss the findings of the investigation into Meyer and how he handled domestic violence allegations against now-fired assistant coach Zach Smith.
Here is the latest on Urban Meyer and the impending decision.
Meyer, who has been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 1, could be re-instated as early as this morning. The school's BOT is set to meet to discuss the investigation. Early reports suggest that a suspension is going to be the likely punishment, though it could include time served. If Meyer were re-instated today, he would've been on administrative leave for three weeks.
The school's Board of Trustees meeting, taking place at the Longaberger Alumni House, will be open to the public, however, the board will immediately break off in to a private "executive session" to discuss Meyer.
It's unclear at this point what kind of timeline we're looking at.
Ohio State has refused to publicly comment on when a decision could be coming. It could be as early as this morning or as late as tomorrow or Friday.
ESPN's Dan Murphy reported on Tuesday that the school will be sharing a written report on the findings of its investigation into Urban Meyer and the program.
"Ohio State does plan to share a written report and the public records the investigative group used in its review when a decision is made, or perhaps even before the final decision comes. Verbal recap was only for Monday's informal meeting," he reported.
There's already some activity outside of the meeting place this morning.
Stay tuned. A decision on Urban Meyer's future could be coming soon.