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When Ohio State Could Announce Its Urban Meyer Decision

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)

The Urban Meyer investigation at Ohio State is set to wrap up today. The Buckeyes announced earlier this week that its investigation into its head coach would conclude on Sunday.

Meyer has been on paid administrative leave for more than two weeks. Ohio State is investigating how he handled domestic violence accusations against former Buckeyes' wide receivers coach Zach Smith.

Ohio State's president, Michael V. Drake, released the following update earlier this week:

From the school:

The independent working group directing the investigation involving Urban Meyer announced today that the investigation will be completed on Sunday, as planned. The investigators will then prepare a report for the working group to be delivered next week. Following receipt, the working group will share the report with the Board of Trustees in an executive session to be held next week. As required by law, public notice of the meeting will be released at least 24 hours in advance. Following deliberations with the board, and appropriate time for consideration, President Michael V. Drake will announce his decision. Ohio State’s Board of Trustees had formed a special, independent working group to direct this investigation. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson serves as chair of the working group. The investigation is being led by former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White. White is a senior chair with the national law firm Debevoise & Plimpton and is also a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

So, when will Ohio State's Urban Meyer decision be announced? It shouldn't happen today, despite the investigation concluding. Ohio State's Board of Trustees has to meet and there has to be a public announcement 24 hours before the meeting, per state law.

So, expect an official announcement on Urban Meyer on Tuesday or Wednesday. Stay tuned.