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Analyst Says The New Zach Smith Information Is "Massive"

Urban Meyer walking off the field after an Ohio State football game.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes walks off the field after the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 44-28. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Another storyline was added to the Zach Smith-Urban Meyer-Ohio State controversy this morning, when The Blade's Kyle Rowland reported that Smith was arrested on DUI charges in 2013.

The arrest had not previously been reported or disclosed by Ohio State, per reports. Full details of the arrest can be seen here.

It's unclear at this point what this arrest meant to Smith in regards to his status at Ohio State and/or if he was punished by the Buckeyes because of it.

USA TODAY's Dan Wolken says this new information, though, is "massive."

"Despite all the nonsense over the weekend, the bottom line is this: Why did Urban keep Zach Smith around? That is the only question that matters. The drunk driving arrest is a massive new element to this story. How much did they ignore or cover up and why?" he tweeted.

It's a fair question to ask, but it might be a stretch to say that a report of a 2013 DUI arrest is "massive" to Urban Meyer and Ohio State now.

Perhaps the Buckeyes' investigation into Meyer and the domestic violence allegations will find a lot more that could be troubling. Or, perhaps they won't.

We should find out soon. Ohio State said last week that its investigation was expected to take two weeks.