In 2017 Courtney Smith called the police on her ex-husband, at which time the police issued Zach Smith a warning for criminal trespass; again,no charges were brought against Smith.
In May of 2018 Zach Smith was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass against his ex-wife.
On July 20 Courtney Smith was granted an order of protection against Zach Smith.
On July 24 Urban Meyer denied to the press any knowledge of the 2015 accusation of domestic abuse against Zach Smith. Meyer expressed puzzlement that anyone would make up such a story.
On August 1 Courtney Smith told Brett McMurphy
On August 3 Urban Meyer confessed that he had, in fact known about the 2015 domestic abuse against Zach Smith and that, while he didn't fire Zach Smith at that time, he followed the correct procedure for reporting such an incident to the proper Ohio State University authorities.
Urban Meyer is now under investigation by Ohio State University. The university has hired an outside independent panel of investigators,
And so the person on trial in this story of domestic assault is not the perpetrator, Zach Smith,
Is that fair?
That is the question that continues to be begged, discussed, and pondered, sorrowfully, here in Buckeye Nation.
To be continued...