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What Tom Herman Said In Response To The Ohio State Allegations

A closeup of Texas Longhorns coach Tom Herman

AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 02: Head coach Tom Herman of the Texas Longhorns watches players warm up before the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 2, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Tom Herman and his wife, Michelle Herman, found themselves at the center of some serious college football drama on Saturday.

Ohio State reporter Jeff Snook reported on Facebook on Saturday that the Texas head coach was the person who leaked news of domestic violence allegations against Zach Smith to college football insider Brett McMurphy.

Herman and McMurphy have since denied the allegations.

"It is absolutely untrue. Neither I, nor anybody in my family, has ever communicated with Brett McMurphy about the situation at Ohio State," Herman said.

McMurphy also tweeted:

"I have never revealed my sources in my nearly four decade journalistic career & I am not going to start now. However, I will say unequivocally that Tom Herman was not my source."

Herman's wife, Michelle, reportedly sent the following message to Jeff Snook:

Reached via instant message Saturday, Michelle Herman answered, "This is BS -- we had no reason good enough to do that to Shelley or Urban."

Stay tuned.