City Meyer Made Strip Membership Rule … After ’14 OSU Recruiting Journey
Ex-Ohio State WR coach Zach Smith blew stacks at a strip membership with one other OSU coach and no less than 1 highschool coach throughout a recruiting journey in 2014 … and afterwards, Urban Meyer threatened his job.
It is all within the Ohio State investigation report detailing Meyer’s historical past with Smith … who was fired in July after a sequence of incidents stemming from domestic violence allegations.
Within the report, investigators say, “In Could 2014, in reference to an out-of-town recruiting journey to Florida, Zach Smith ran up a big invoice at a neighborhood strip membership together with one other OSU soccer coach and a number of highschool coaches.”
Smith spent no less than $600 within the membership — which investigators say got here from “private funds.”
City Meyer later discovered concerning the incident and informed Smith that if it occurred once more, he could be fired.
Meyer additionally modified up the 2014 coaches guide to incorporate a “morality clause,” telling employees to keep away from strip golf equipment “or venues that might embarrass The Ohio State College.”
The revised Handbook additionally prohibited coaches from having porn on any university-issued pc, cellphone, iPad, and so on.
He additionally took specific pics of himself in varied OSU soccer services.
Unclear why Smith wasn’t punished for violating the phrases within the 2014 guide.
Ohio State finally suspended Meyer for three video games for failing to take ample administration motion regarding Zach Smith’s misconduct.