Courtney Smith's Lawyer Says Ohio State Never Contacted Her Client About Abuse Allegations

As a small number of very stupid Buckeyes fans rally around head coach Urban Meyer—who is currently on paid leave as Ohio State investigates whether or not Meyer properly reported the multiple reports of domestic abuse made against since-fired assistant coach Zach Smith—a statement yesterday from the attorney for…

Urban Meyer And Zach Smith Are Defending Themselves, Even If Their Answers Don’t Quite Make Sense

In a statement posted on his Twitter account, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer admitted Friday afternoon that he knew about a 2015 incident in which former assistant coach Zach Smith allegedly strangled his ex-wife, Courtney. After initially claiming ignorance at Big Ten media day—saying, “I know nothing, never had a…

How ESPN Ended Up Paying Brett McMurphy To Post The Year's Biggest College Football Story On Facebook

Brett McMurphy, who is about as plugged in as any college football reporter can be, was always going to scoop ESPN on the Urban Meyer-Zach Smith story. But that the Worldwide Leader paid him to not publish the scoop on their own website, well, that’s the result of a very particular kind of corporate derangement.

There Are Even More Reports Of Zach Smith Allegedly Abusing His Ex-Wife While At Ohio State

This morning, Brett McMurphy reported on text messages sent from Zach Smith’s ex-wife, Courtney, to Urban Meyer’s wife, Shelley, discussing if Courtney Smith should get a restraining order after Zach allegedly abused her. This afternoon, Cleveland.com published several more police reports in which Courtney Smith told…

Report: Ohio State WR Coach Zach Smith's Ex-Wife Files Domestic Violence Protection Order

The ex-wife of current Ohio State wide receivers coach Zach Smith has filed a domestic violence civil protection order against him following Smith’s arrest for criminal trespassing, according to a report from Brett McMurphy. The filing of the protection order also illuminates past details of Smith’s criminal…

Urban Meyer Says A "Guy With A Camera" Injured J.T. Barrett's Knee During Pregame Warmups

Senior quarterback J.T. Barrett exited yesterday’s Ohio State win over Michigan with an apparent knee injury in the 3rd quarter, but according to OSU coach Urban Meyer, the blame for that injury doesn’t lie with any Michigan defensive player. Instead, Meyer said an unidentified cameraman knocked Barrett on the knee…