Ohio State’s Urban Meyer leads the team onto the field before a game against Wisconsin on Dec. 2, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Social media reacts: Urban Meyer placed on paid administrative leave

Former Buckeye writes, “I saw a coach get fired for way less’

Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day will serve as acting head coach as the Buckeyes prepare for the 2018 season. Practice starts Friday.

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In a statement, Meyer said, “Gene (Smith) and I agree that being on leave during this inquiry will facilitate its completion. This allows the team to conduct training camp with minimal distraction. I eagerly look forward to the resolution of this matter.”

Meanwhile, fans,  media, former players, etc. reacted on Twitter to the news: