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Urban Meyer, Ohio State Athletic Director Are Reportedly Meeting

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 and Ohio State have yet to officially comment on Brett McMurphy's bombshell report that claims the Buckeyes' head coach was actually aware of the alleged domestic violence incident that took place between now-fired assistant Zach Smith and his ex-wife in 2015.

OSU's head coach had claimed at Big Ten Media Days in July that there was nothing from the 2015 allegations.

"Text messages I have obtained, an exclusive interview w/the victim & other information I have learned shows Ohio State coach Urban Meyer knew in 2015 of domestic abuse allegations against a member of his coaching staff despite his denial last week," McMurphy reports.

Ohio State is being criticized by some for not responding quickly to this report. Neither Meyer or the Buckeyes have released a statement.

One could be coming, though.

A report from Yahoo! Sports' Dan Wetzel says that Meyer was meeting with Ohio State's athletic director this afternoon.

"Urban Meyer, Shelley Meyer and Ohio State have yet to comment on the new allegations. Urban and athletic director Gene Smith were meeting as of early Wednesday afternoon," Wetzel reports.

We're exactly one month away from the start of the 2018 season. Urban Meyer and Ohio State are set to open the 2018 year against Oregon State on Sept. 1. Stay tuned.