Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at a glance
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is stepping down after the Buckeyes play Washington in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. A look at his career:
CAREER RECORD: 186-32 (overall); 17-6 (Bowling Green); 22-2 (Utah); 65-15 (Florida); 82-9 (Ohio State)
TITLES: 3 national championships (two at Florida, one at Ohio State). One of only three coaches to win national titles at two schools.
Fired Ohio State assistant Zach Smith lashes out in tweets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fired Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith denies that he abused his ex-wife and blames the university president for an investigation that led to the suspension of coach Urban Meyer.
Ohio State suspends Meyer 3 games, says he protected protege
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State suspended coach Urban Meyer for three games on Wednesday night for mishandling repeated professional and behavioral problems of an assistant coach, with investigators finding Meyer protected his protege for years through domestic violence allegations, a drug problem and poor job performance.
Investigators to give Ohio St report on Meyer next week
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant will deliver a report to university leaders sometime next week.
The school announced Friday that the investigation will wrap up on Sunday as planned, and a report will be delivered to the six-person group appointed by trustees to coordinate the probe.
The report will then be shared with trustees in a still-unscheduled executive meeting next week.
CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has a saying he uses with his program: Event + Response = Outcome.
The outcome this time was the dismissal of a longtime assistant.
Meyer is facing questions about his relationship with former receivers coach Zach Smith, who was fired Monday after an Ohio court granted a domestic violence protective order to Smith's ex-wife last week.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State assistant coach has been charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass stemming from a dispute with his ex-wife.
According to court records, wide receivers coach Zach Smith was served with the misdemeanor complaint May 12 in the north Columbus suburb of Powell.
The 34-year-old Smith was never arrested and pleaded not guilty to the charge last month.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program's revered longtime leader after a fall from grace.
Ex-Ohio State coach Earle Bruce to dot “I” in Script Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce will dot the "i'' in the marching band's Script Ohio performance before homecoming this week.
The university is honoring Bruce during the Rutgers' homecoming game Saturday for his service to Ohio State and his support of the marching band.