Urban Meyer is set to learn his punishment stemming from Ohio State's investigation into his handling of the domestic violence allegations against now-fired assistant coach Zach Smith on Wednesday.
Ohio State's Board of Trustees are meeting at 9 a.m. E.T. on Wednesday. The board was briefed on the findings of the investigation on Monday.
The Columbus Dispatch reported on Monday that Urban Meyer's likely punishment is a suspension, not a firing. And that suspension could include time served.
"Two sources connected to the investigation said the likely recommendation to university President Michael V. Drake is a suspension for Meyer. Drake and the board also could opt for a “time served” punishment since Meyer has been removed from football activities for more than two weeks," The Dispatch reported.
An Ohio State spokesman responded to The Dispatch's report about Urban Meyer's likely punishment late on Monday. The spokesman did not dispute it.
"Ohio State spokesman Chris Davey did not dispute what the sources told The Dispatch, but he called their statements 'reckless,'" Michelle Everhart tweeted.
Urban Meyer has been on paid administrative leave since Wednesday, Aug. 1. If he were to be reinstated tomorrow, he would've served what ended up being a three-week paid suspension.
Ohio State is set to open its season on Sept. 1 against Oregon State.