Urban Meyer Breaks Silence On Zack Smith Investigation

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer has broken his silence on the investigation into his handling of domestic violence allegations against one of his coaches.

In a statement release on his Twitter account, Meyer said that he did report former wide receivers coach Zach Smith to the university when he learned of a domestic violence incident in 2015. 

Meyer also apologized for his answers to questions about Smith's firing at Big Ten Media Day on July 24th.

You can read Meyer's full statement below:

Meyer remains on paid leave from the football program. Ohio State University announced yesterday that an independent group will conduct an investigation into whether Meyer followed university guidelines in relation to Smith. The panel will include three members of the school's board of trustees, former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson, former U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart and former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Craig Morford. 

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