Ohio State football fired its wide receivers coach Zach Smith tonight. The reason for the move was because of multiple domestic violence allegations against the assistant.
It was a decision the Buckeyes had no choice but to make. Keeping Smith with the legal issues he's facing was not feasible.
That doesn't mean that Ohio State's staff might not be hurt by the loss of Smith. Smith is an Ohio State lifer--his grandfather Earle Bruce was a beloved former head coach-- and he is known as a terrific recruiter and motivator.
However, when it comes to five-star wide receiver commit Garrett Wilson, it looks like Ohio State needn't worry right now. Wilson says he is sticking with his commitment.
"I'm SOLID. Please stop asking #GoBucks," Wilson wrote on Twitter.
Wilson has no doubt been inundated with questions from peers, fans and reporters since news of Smith's legal issues broke. Now that he's been fired, that will likely increase.
Schools will continue to pursue Wilson, who is the No. 2 wide receiver recruit in the nation, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings.
However, it looks like it will take a massive change for him to consider signing elsewhere.