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Tom Herman, Wife Continue To Push Back At Jeff Snook's Report

A closeup of Texas football coach Tom Herman blowing a bubble.

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 14: Head coach Tom Herman of the Texas Longhorns blows a bubble during warmups before the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Cotton Bowl on October 14, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Richard W. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Longtime author/reporter Jeff Snook reported over the weekend that Texas head coach Tom Herman and his wife, Michelle Herman, were the ones who leaked news of the allegations against Zach Smith to college football insider Brett McMurphy.

These accusations have since been pushed back on by Herman, his wife and McMurphy.

“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," McMurphy tweeted.

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

Michelle Herman, meanwhile, took to Twitter to address the situation.

Jeff Snook, meanwhile, took to Facebook to reveal that Michelle Herman sent him the following message:

"This is BS -- we had no reason good enough to do that to Shelley or Urban."

Michelle Herman reportedly continues to stay in touch with Jeff Snook. He went on the radio this afternoon and said that she texted him roughly 20 times on Tuesday.

Urban Meyer, meanwhile, remains on paid administrative leave. He's been on leave for exactly two weeks. Ohio State's investigation is expected to conclude by the end of the week.