After Abuse Allegations, Urban Meyer Gave Assistant High Marks for ‘Core Values’

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — 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.

Like these texts between Meyer and his agent, Trace Armstrong.

Monday was the first day Urban Meyer was permitted to return to coaching since being put on administrative leave on August 5, so things took a step toward normalcy at Ohio State.

There are also texts between Courtney Smith and Shelley Smith, which first surfaced in Brett McMurphy's late July report.

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Investigators obtained Meyer's 2013 and 2014 coaches' manuals, in which Meyer added a No Strip Club clause after Smith's trip to a South Florida strip club with high school coaches. But stuff still is going to be weird until his three-game suspension is up and he's allowed to do every facet of his job.

Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith were suspended last week following an investigation into their handling of the domestic violence claims involving Smith.

Smith continued to engage with several Twitter users over his tweets and retweeted several people supporting his actions.

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