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Ohio State coach City Meyer opened up Sunday in regards to the dealing with of home violence allegations in opposition to former assistant coach Zach Smith for the primary time since his three-game suspension.
Throughout an interview with ESPN, Meyer mentioned he wished to assist Smith and had no intentions of dismissing the home violence allegations made by Smith’s ex-wife, Courtney.
“My intent was to attempt to assist all concerned,” Meyer mentioned. “The one manner that I knew how on the time, and I had two selections: fireplace a person and actually put a household in upheaval financially, and many others., or attempt to stabilize somebody so you’ll be able to go up and be a great father.”
He went on to clarify he was suspended for going “too far to assist” Smith and wished to make clear he wasn’t suspended for his stance on home violence.
“I am very clear on my view of life, on my view of individuals, and home violence is on the forefront,” Meyer mentioned. “I am unable to stand once I see it. I am unable to stand once I hear it. For anybody at this college to imagine that City Meyer would flip his again on home violence, I would like to go away.
“It is very clear, my stance on home violence. I used to be not suspended for that. I used to be suspended as a result of I mismanaged a really troubled worker and I went too far to assist him.”
The college introduced Meyer’s suspension Aug. 22 and he didn’t obtain pay via Sept. 2. Moreover, he missed the workforce’s first three video games in opposition to Oregon State, Rutgers and TCU. Athletic director Gene Smith was additionally suspended from Aug. 31 via Sept. 16.
Meyer will return to the sector Saturday when Ohio State hosts Tulane at 3:30 p.m. ET.
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Eagles crushed by Tigers
Travis Etienne (9) of the Clemson Tigers rushes for a landing in opposition to the Georgia Southern Eagles on Sept. 15, in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson gained 38-7.
Blowing previous Mississippi
Alabama’s Najee Harris (22) leaps over Mississippi’s Jalen Julius for a 10-yard landing on Sept. 15, in Oxford, Miss. Alabama gained 62-7.
Ohio all the way in which
Parris Campbell (21) of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after scoring a landing in opposition to the TCU Horned Frogs on Sept. 15, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio St gained 40-28.
Up within the air
Vincent White of the UC Davis Aggies breaks up the go in the long run zone to JJ Arcega-Whiteside (19) of the Stanford Cardinal on Sept. 15 in Palo Alto, California. Stanford gained 30-10.
Bulldogs route Tennessee
Tyler Simmons of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates after scoring a landing on a 56 yard carry in opposition to the Center Tennessee Blue Raiders on Sept. 15 in Athens, Georgia. The Bulldogs gained 49-7.
Louisiana Monroe’s Caleb Evans (6) is introduced down by Texas A&M defenders after dropping his helmet on Sept. 15, in Faculty Station, Texas. Texas gained 48-10.
…And it is a Landing
Washington’s Myles Gaskin (9) scores in opposition to Utah on Sept. 15, in Salt Lake Metropolis. Washington gained 21-7.
Inflicting an upset
BYU Cougars’ Squally Canada dives into the top zone for a landing in opposition to the Wisconsin Badgers on Sept. 15 in Madison, WI. BYU upset sixth ranked Wisconsin 24-21.
As shut because it will get
LSU’s Kristian Fulton (22) breaks up a go in the long run zone supposed for Auburn’s Darius Slayton on Sept. 15, in Auburn, Ala. LSU gained 22-21.
Anderson’s 93 yard TD!
Darius Anderson (6) of the TCU Horned Frogs scores a landing in opposition to the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sept. 15, in Arlington, Texas.
Managing to attain
Oklahoma State’s Taylor Cornelius (14) scores between teamate Teven Jenkins (73) and Boise State’s Curtis Weaver in Stillwater, Okla., on Sept. 15. Oklahoma State gained 44-21.
Tackling gone unsuitable
Notre Dame Preventing Irish’ Nic Weishar (82) reaches for the primary down as he’s tackled by Vanderbilt Commodores’ Joejuan Williams on Sept. 15, in South Bend, IN. Notre Dame gained 22-17.
A report throw
Alan Bowman (10) of the Texas Tech Crimson Raiders throws an extended go in opposition to the Houston Cougars on Sept. 15, in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech gained the sport 63-49.
Catch me should you can
Oklahoma Sooners’ A.D. Miller (12) escapes Iowa State Cyclones’ Chase Allen on Sept. 15, in Ames, IA. Oklahoma gained 37-27.
Giving all of it
Kent State’s Mike Carrigan hauls in a go and runs it in for a landing as Penn State’s Amani Oruwariye (21) defends on Sept. 15, in State Faculty, Pa. Penn State gained 63-10.
In a decent spot
Washington’s Ryan Bowman, left, Levi Onwuzurike (95) and Greg Gaines (99) wrap up North Dakota quarterback Nate Ketteringham within the first half of an NCAA faculty soccer recreation, on Sept. 8, in Seattle. Washington gained 45-Three in opposition to North.
Stanford operating again Bryce Love (20) stiff-arms Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall (8) on Sept. 8, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford gained 17-Three in opposition to USC.
Cornerback Cameron Dantzler (3) of the Mississippi State brakes up a go supposed for broad receiver Isaiah Zuber (7) of the Kansas State on Sept. 8, in Manhattan, Kansas. Mississippi State gained 31-10 in opposition to Kansas State.
Up and over
Wisconsin fullback Alec Ingold (45) leaps over New Mexico cornerback Jalin Burrell (13) for additional yards on Sept. 8, in Madison, WI. Wisconsin Badgers gained 45-14 in opposition to New Mexico.
Quarterback Steven Montez (12) of Colorado passes over linebacker Tyrin Ferguson (43) of Nebraska on Sept. 8, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Colorado Buffaloes gained 33-28 in opposition to Nebraska.
Defying the percentages
Oklahoma broad receiver CeeDee Lamb (2) comes down with a landing go in entrance of UCLA defensive again Nate Meadors (22), rear, and defensive again Quentin Lake (37) in Norman, Okla., on Sept. 8. Oklahoma gained 49-21.
Contact me not
Josh Jacobs (8) of Alabama makes an attempt to leap over Darreon Jackson (34) of Arkansas State on Septe. 8, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama Crimson Tide gained 57-7 in opposition to Arkansas State.
Large receiver Ok.J. Hill Jr. (14) of the Ohio State celebrates with broad receiver Johnnie Dixon III after scoring a landing in opposition to the Rutgers on Sept. 08, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State gained 52-Three in opposition to Rutgers.
Brothers in arms
Auburn operating again Kam Martin (9) scores a landing as Auburn offensive lineman Prince Tega Wanogho (76) blocks Alabama State defensive lineman Fortunate Owovwi (90) on Sept. 8, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn Tigers gained 63-9.
Notre Dame security Jalen Elliott (21) celebrates with teammates after intercepting the soccer in opposition to Ball State on Sept. 8, in South Bend, Indiana. Notre dame preventing Irish gained 24-16 in opposition to Ball State.
Rashad Fenton (16) of South Carolina watches as Brian Herrien (35) of Georgia dirves for a landing on Sept. 8, in Columbia, South Carolina. Georgia Bulldogs gained 41-17 in opposition to South Carolina.
Clemson defensive again Ok’Von Wallace (12) tackles and forces Texas broad receiver Quartney Davis (1) to fumble the ball out of the top zone on Sep Eight in Faculty Station, TX. Clemson gained 28-26 in opposition to Texas A&M.
TCU’s Sewo Olonilua (33) fumbles the ball after a success by SMU’s Nelson (2) on Sept. 7, in Dallas. TCU gained 42-12.
Caught in time
TCU Horned Frogs’ Jaelan Austin recovers a fumble in the long run zone for a landing in opposition to the SMU Mustangs on Sept. 7, in Dallas, TX.
Ben Hicks of the Southern Methodist Mustangs is tackled by Jawuan Johnson and Corey Bethley (94) of the TCU Horned Frogs on Sept. 7, in Dallas, Texas.
Virginia Tech’s Eric Kumah breaks a sort out in opposition to Florida State’s A.J. Westbrook on his solution to a 49-yard landing on Sept. Three in Tallahassee, Fla. Virginia Tech gained 24-3.
Virginia Tech Hokies broad receiver Damon Hazelton, left, and quarterback Josh Jackson have fun a landing in opposition to Florida State, on Sept. Three in Tallahassee, Fla.
Up and over
Florida State operating again Jacques Patrick leaps over Virginia Tech defensive lineman Houshun Gaines on Sept. Three in Tallahassee, Flo.
Breaking it up
LSU’s Kristian Fulton knocks away a go supposed for Miami’s Proof Njoku in Arlington, Texas on Sept. 2. LSU gained 33-17.
LSU’s Jacob Phillips (6) returns an interception for a landing in opposition to Miami on Sept. 2.
Cannot tame that Tiger
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) makes a go in opposition to Miami on Sept. 2.
DeVonta Smith of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs downfield with a 28-yard reception within the first quarter in opposition to the Louisville Cardinals on Sept. 1 in Orlando, Florida. Alabama gained 51-14.
Clemson’s Amari Rodgers pulls in a reception for a landing whereas defended by Furman’s Quandarius Weems through the first half on Sept. 1 in Clemson, S.C. Furman misplaced 7-48.
Amani Oruwariye of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates after intercepting a go in additional time to clinch the win in opposition to the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Sept. 1 in State Faculty, Pennsylvania. Penn States gained 45-38.
TCU quarterback Shawn Robinson, 3, runs for a landing as Southern College Southern College security Cordell Caldwell, 37 and defensive again Timothy Thompson, 2, above, attempt to cease him through the first half on Sept. 1 in Fort Price, Texas. TCU gained 55-7.
Michael Warren II of the Cincinnati Bearcats celebrates his third landing of the sport with Kahlil Lewis and Arquon Bush to take a 26-17 lead over the UCLA Bruins through the fourth quarter on Sept. 1 in Pasadena, California.
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray throws within the first half in opposition to Florida Atlantic on Sept. 1 in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma gained 63-14.
In a rush
Jake Browning of the Washington Huskies rushes away from Darrell Williams, 49, and Andrew Williams of the Auburn Tigers on Sept. 1 in Atlanta, Georgia. Auburn gained 21-16.
Armstrong of the Notre Dame Preventing Irish scores a primary quarter landing in opposition to the Michigan Wolverines on Sept. 1 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame gained 27-17.
Cannot cease me
Georgia Bulldogs broad receiver Demetris Robertson rushes the ball for a landing in opposition to the Austin Peay Governors on Sept. 1 in Athens, GA. Georgia gained 45-0.
Catching the go
Michigan State’s Felton Davis III catches a go in opposition to Utah State’s Shaq Bond (25) and Jontrell Rocquemore (3), on Aug. 31 in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan gained 38-31.
Breaking a sort out
Wisconsin Badger operating again Garrett Groshek breaks the sort out of Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defensive again Diont Ruffin on a landing run, on Aug. 31 in Madison, WI. Wisconsin defeats Western Kentucky 34-3.
Stanford broad receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside catches a landing go in opposition to San Diego State cornerback Ron Smith, on Aug. 31 in Stanford, Calif. Stanford gained 31-10.
Connecticut’s Aaron McLean is introduced down by UCF’s Jermaine McMillian on Aug. 30 in Connecticut. UCF gained 56-17.
Central Florida’s Aaron Robinson is taken off the sector after being injured on the opening kickoff in opposition to Connecticut on Aug. 30 in Connecticut. UCF gained 56-17.
Connecticut’s Keyion Dixon is taken down by Central Florida’s Greg McCrae on a kick return on Aug. 30 in Connecticut. UCF gained 56-17.
Connecticut’s David Pindell tries to evade the sort out of UCF’s Antwan Collier on Aug. 30 in Connecticut. UCF gained 56-17.
Warriors win the battle
Hawaii Warriors’ Cole McDonald scores a landing in opposition to the Colorado State Rams V.J. Banks, proper, and Colorado State Rams security Jamal Hicks, proper high, within the second quarter on Aug. 25 in Ft. Collins, Colorado. The Warriors gained 43-34.
Wyoming’s Tyler Vander Waal is stopped wanting the purpose line by New Mexico State linebacker Javahn Fergurson, proper, and one other defender through the first half on Aug. 25 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Wyoming win 29-7.
Massachusetts’s Brice McAllister, 2, intercepts the go supposed for Duquesne’s Nehari Crawford, 1, through the first half on Aug. 25 in Amherst, Mass. Massachusetts gained 63-15.
Breaking the go
Jaylen Harris of the Prairie View A&M Panthers breaks up a go supposed for Aaron Cephus of the Rice Owls within the third quarter on Aug. 25 in Houston, Texas. Rice Owls gained 31-28.
Wyoming’s Austin Fort appears to be like to fend off New Mexico State’s Ron LaForce through the first half on Aug. 25 in Las Cruces, N.M.
Hawaii’s J.R. Hensley carries a United States flag as he takes the sector with teammates to face Colorado State on Aug. 25 in Fort Collins, Colo.