Breaking: Brett McMurphy Reports that Urban Meyer Knew Of Previous Domestic Abuse By Zach Smith

Breaking: Brett McMurphy Reports that Urban Meyer Knew Of Previous Domestic Abuse By Zach Smith

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Breaking: Brett McMurphy Reports that Urban Meyer Knew Of Previous Domestic Abuse By Zach Smith


Brett McMurphy is reporting that Urban Meyer knew of domestic abuse allegations back in 2015.


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Brett McMurphy Reports that Urban Meyer Knew Of Previous Domestic Abuse By Zach Smith

Brett McMurphy is reporting that Urban Meyer knew of the domestic abuse allegations against a member of his coaching staff in 2015.

Meyer denied knowing about the alleged abuse prior to Big Ten Media Days. According to the report however, McMurphy has obtained several text messages and quotes from an exclusive interview with the victim Courtney Smith that you can read in its entirety.

Though there is not an account of direct firsthand communication to Urban Meyer, McMurphy has several text messages between Courtney Smith and the coaches’ wives that point to communication with Meyer. Most notably, exchanges between Shelly Meyer and her that states discussing the incident with Urban.

It all leads to a larger scale of knowledge and potential efforts at cover up that may be just the tip of the iceberg, and if true, it is not a good look for Urban Meyer and Ohio State.

It also paints a very poor stance for victims of domestic and physical violence against women in general.

We’ll obviously reserve judgement until this all plays out, but will stay on top of this story and provide you with updates as they unfold.

Ohio State has yet to comment publicly on the report, but it has to be coming.

UPDATE: Stadium Sports has posted an exclusive interview with the victim Courtney Smith that details further information on the pattern of abuse, how she was encouraged to drop any charges, and whether she thinks Urban Meyer knew.

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